NYC 29th Annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Festival

Monday, April 28, 2008

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The Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans, a nonprofit organization based in New York City announces its 29th annual free outdoor music and dance festival featuring the most exciting traditional and contemporary Asian American artists. The event will be on Saturday, May 10th from 12-6 p.m. at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza on East 47th Street and 2nd Avenue just steps away from the United Nations and Grand Central Station.

The festival is the largest Pan-Asian event on the East Coast. The festival features music and dance showcases, arts & crafts, martial arts demonstrations, children's fair programs and Asian delicacies.

This year's festival will be co-hosted by the following:
Ti-Hua Chang - Investigative Reporter, WWOR/My9
Nina Pineda - Reporter, Eyewitness News Team
Michelle Yu - Sports Reporter, NY1 News
Minya Oh - News Director, Hot 97
Eliot Chang - Comedian

The festival features performances by Soh Daiko, C. Eule Dance, DVL Dance, Misnomer(S), Taiyo Na, Hsunami, Makalina's Hawaiian Express, Yosakoi Dance Project and Bollywood Axion.

The festival is sponsored by Con Edison, Citi Foundation, Different Roads to Learning, Imaginasian TV, Sino TV and Buddha's Light International Association. The Children's Fair Program at the Heritage Festival is made possible by Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Event: 29th Annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Festival
Date & Time: Saturday, May 10, 2008 from 12-6 p.m.
Place: Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, East 47th Street & 2nd Avenue, New York

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(212) 989-3610