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 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!

More Time to learn #AsiaMoves!

thumbnail shot 2We are very sure the rain that happened past Saturday was an intervention to give everyone MORE time to learn  the Bollywood routine from “#AsiaMoves: Party Punjabi Style!” So what are you waiting for?  Go online and do the bale, bale, bale! See you on June 5th! #FiestaAsia #Doonya #Spotlightstudio

Free Step by Step #AsiaMoves Lesson this Sunday!

thumbnail shot 2We are sure by now you have mastered the moves for #AsiaMoves: “Party Punjabi Style” through our online video.   Yet it is always so much more fun to practice with a whole bunch of people  – you get to do that this coming Sunday May 15, 1pm at Spotlight Studio in Gaithersburg, MD.  Both our #AsiaMoves Ambassadors from Doonya & Spotlight Studio will be right there moving with you, plus #FiestaAsia director too.   Be sure to bring a friend or two & hone your moves before May 21st!

#HuffPost Picked #FiestaAsia & #AsiaMoves for May Celebrations!

Blog 18Big shoutout to @JamieDavisSmith of #HuffPost for selecting #FiestaAsia and #AsiaMoves as a great way to celebrate Asian Heritage Month in May.  What are you waiting for?  Learn the #AsiaMoves NOW and make a date with us on may 21st at #FiestaAsia Street Fair!

Learn to Party Punjabi Style!

Behold the long awaited arrival of 2016 #AsiaMoves: Party Punjabi Style!  No need for more words.  Get up;  Get Going;  Move it;  Learn it, Shake it & Bring Your A Game on May 21st! Get all the details right here! #FiestaAsia #Doonya #Spotlightstudio


#TBT First #AsiaMoves on Penn Ave

#ThrowBackThursdays -Remember this from 2010? So fabulous and fun!  We “Discowale Khisko” our way on Pennsylvania Avenue and never look back! Every year since we’ve come up with a new song & new moves. Get ready to learn the 2016 routine: “Punjabi Wedding Song” – releasing right here next week.  Keep an eye out for it and let’s Bale, Bale, Bale! #FiestaAsia #AsiaMoves #TBT

Sign Up to Participate in #FiestaAsia!

hi res leap dancerHave 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 or check it out directly below!

Fiesta Asia Participation Application Links
2016 FA Street Fair Exhibitor Application
2016 FA Food Vendor Application
2016 FA Cultural Cluster Application
2016 FA Silver Spring All Purpose Exhibitor Application
2016 FA Volunteer Sign Up Sheet
Fiesta Asia Performance Application Links
2016 Cultural Heritage Performance Application
2016 Contemporary Asian Talent Showcase Application
2016 Martial Arts Demonstration Application
2016 Middle Eastern Raqs Fiesta Asia Application
2016 Cultural Parade Competition Application

Media Alert: Save the Dates for #FiestaAsia!

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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!

May 1st
Fiesta Asia @ Silver Spring Kick Off Launch 10:00 AM-6:00PM
May 7th
Fiesta Asia @ Passport DC 10:00AM – 4:00PM
May 21st
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 or email

McDonalds is Fiesta Asia 2016’s Premier Sponsor. Our programming and event partners include Cultural Tourism DC and Downtown Silver Spring.



2016 AsiaMoves Bollywood Song Preview

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It is going to be another awesome year with #AsiaMoves 2016!  Our annual spontaneous dance is always a hit with the crowd, just look at those happy faces!  Our co-presenting partners this year is #Doonya & #Spotlightstudio. We just want to give you a taste of the song in advance, the dance choreo will be debuting first thing next week on our website.  Enjoy “The Punjabi Wedding Song” for now – Involve, Immerse, Indulge!