Pennsylvania Avenue NW between 3rd & 6th St
- Do the Punjabi Style Bollywood Dance with a mob of people in front of the Capitol Hill
- Learn to cook “Albaloo Polo – Persian Sour Cherry Rice” at the MPOC cooking tent
- Experience the different Indian Classical Style of Dancing (There is more than 7!) at the McDonalds Stars Stage
- Try unique dishes like Sisig (Filipino Sizzling Pork) & Iga Sapi Bali (Bali Beef Ribs)
- Partake in the sights and sounds of a luscious Kimono Fashion Show
- Be part of the MGM National Harbor Cultural Parade by wearing your favorite cosplay costume
- Enjoy Summer beverages – fresh Sugar Cane, Coconut Juice, Cendol & Halo Halo
- Get a Henna Tattoo on your face
- Take a picture with Ati-Atihan Carnival Style Headpieces
- Catch as many performances as possible happening across 6 stages whether is cultural, music, martial arts, belly dance, cooking or talent show!
Come enjoy the diverse sounds by our fabulous line up at the West Stage!
We are looking for our NEXT GENERATION EMERGING STAR between the ages of 5 to 17. Sign up NOW to earn the #FiestaAsia Emerging Star Champion title & a cash prize of $300. If you think you have extraordinary talent, BRING IT ON! We welcome all kinds of talents at McDonald’s Emerging Stars Pavilion – singing, dancing, playing an instrument, comedy, acting, magic, martial arts, vaudeville acts and any other performance art. Share it with every talented youth you know!
All of these fabulous performers will be at #FiestaAsia Silver Spring Kick Off Event next Sunday May 1! #AliciaRae, #Asala, #SpotlightStudio & #TepuaHioHio are just a small sampling of an extensive entertainment lineup we have ready for you. Mark your calendars & stay tuned for more releases for our Silver Spring Celebration soon!
Hooray for you! We decided since the IRS extended the tax deadline to Monday, we would do better. Fiesta Asia application deadlines have been extended to April 24 with NO penalty or late fee. Please take advantage of our generosity. If you have not register, it is the time to do so right now!
A historical painting from Hasht Behesht palace, Isfahan, Iran, from 1669
We are so happy to announce that Iranshahr will be joining us for the first time in #FiestaAsia. They promise to showcase the best of Iranian Culture and Art. From Santoor, Setar, Persian percussion, calligraphy, traditional dance shows to Persian chai and delicious giveaways, the Iranian American community will present a tour de force at #FiestaAsia. Be there to experience Persian Heritage!
Do you have what it takes to be a Fiesta Asia Emerging Star? If you think you have extraordinary talent, BRING IT ON!
We welcome all kinds of talents – singing, dancing, playing an instrument, comedy, acting, magic, martial arts, vaudeville acts and any other performance art.
Show us what you got on May 21th at Fiesta Asia Street Fair!! We are looking for our NEXT GENERATION EMERGING STAR between the ages of 5 to 17. Sign up here right away!
Have you registered yet? Come, come, Fiesta Asia is fast approaching. There are so many ways to be a part of the funnest cultural celebration this side of town. You can showcase your talent, pedal your ware, cook up a storm, help plan the fest, share your crafty skills; whatever that tickles your fancy! Go straight to www.fiestaasia.org or check it out directly below!
Fiesta Asia Participation Application Links
Fiesta Asia Performance Application Links
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 5, 2016
Fiesta Asia is Happening May 2016
Music, Song, Dance, Parade, Crafts, Talent, Food, Fashion, Culture.
SAVE THE DATES! We have it all!
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, Asia Heritage Foundation once again brings Asian flair to the Nation’s Capital with its 11th annual National Asian Heritage Festival–Fiesta Asia. Our Signature Celebration Fiesta Asia Street Fair is a Key Partner Event of Passport DC 2016. Save the dates for all our house events!
Fiesta Asia @ Silver Spring Kick Off Launch 10:00 AM-6:00PM
Fiesta Asia @ Passport DC 10:00AM – 4:00PM
SIGNATURE CELEBRATION: Fiesta Asia Street Fair @ DC 10:00AM – 7:00PM
Pennsylvania Avenue NW between 3rd St & 6th St
Admission to events above is FREE and ALL are open to the public. We are featuring international performers from Taiwan and Philippines. For more information about participation as a partner, sponsor, exhibitor, volunteer, or about our month long activities, please visit www.fiestaasia.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org
McDonalds is Fiesta Asia 2016’s Premier Sponsor. Our programming and event partners include Cultural Tourism DC and Downtown Silver Spring.
IMAGES AND INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST