PRESENTED BY ASIAN PACIFIC DIRECTORS COALITION

MAIN SPONSORS:
Coca-Cola
Alaska Airlines
T-Mobile

Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration 2016
Seattle, Washington
May 1, 2016

11:45 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Seattle Center Armory / Center House Stage

FREE ADMISSION

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Featuring THE OBG’S BAND

OBF Band

Explore and experience the cultural roots of the Asian-Pacific Islands through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, games, and a lively marketplace. The festival launches Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Month in Seattle with spectacular dances, youth drill teams, drumming, martial arts, and artists from around the state.

Plus our fan-favorite Hum Bow Contest with local celebrities and API Community displays and enjoy children’s activities!

This is guaranteed to rock your heritage!

SCHEDULE OF PERFORMERS:
11:45am Seattle Chinese Community Girls Drill Team
12:00pm Opening Remarks by Co-Emcees:
Marci Nakano, Kyle Theptee
Welcoming Remarks by:
Dorothy Wong, APDC Chairperson,
Michael Itti, Executive Director, CAPAA
Governor’s Proclamation
12:15pm Filipino Youth Activities Drill Team
12:30pm Lu Mienh Sieqv
12:45pm Te Fare O Tamatoa-Tahitian Dance Troupe
1:00pm Kinnaly
1:15pm Natya
1:30pm Hum Bow Eating Contest,
Celebrity Contestants,
Emcees: Joe Darza and Jody Fang
2:00pm FACES Dance Troupe
2:15pm Shiori
2:30pm OBG Band
3:00pm Fraggle Rock Crew
3:15pm Seattle Thai Dancers
3:30pm Vietnamese Traditional Dress Presentation
Vuu’s Beauty School and Friends,
Emcee Monique Le
3:45pm Community API Authors
4:00pm The Cruw
4:15pm Kaze Daiko
4:30pm Hula ‘Ohana O Ke’alaileiha’aha’a
4:45pm Federal Way High School Samoan Club
5:00pm Closing Remarks
CELEBRITY HUM BOW EATING CONTEST

Don’t forget the Hum-Bow Eating Contest! Cheer on your local celebrities as they stuff their cheeks with hum-bows!
Fred Brown, Former Seattle Supersonic
Ana Mari Cauce, President, University of Washington
Enrique Cerna, Director of Community Partnerships at KCTS
Siemny Kim, KIRO TV Anchor/Reporter
Jerry Lee, Chairman, Mulvanny G2 Architects
Jenette Ramos, VP and GM of Boeing Fabrication
Eddie Rye Jr, Host, Urban Forum Northwest
State Representative Sharon Tomiko Santos, 37th District

VIETNAMESE TRADITIONAL DRESS
PRESENTATION BY:
Vuu’s Beauty School and Friends
CHILDREN’S ACTIVITES BY:
API Coalition Against Tobacco • Interim ICDA
CULTURAL DISPLAYS OF NATIONS BY:
Asian Pacific Cultural Center

MAIN SPONSORS:
Coca-Cola
Alaska Airlines
T-Mobile

SPONSORED BY:
API Coalition Against Tobacco • AREAA Greater Seattle • Asian
Counseling and Referral Services • Asian Pacific Cultural Center
• Bellevue College • Chinese Information and Service Center •
City University • Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs •
EDI • Goodwill • Interim ICDA • International Examiner • Japanese
American Citizens League • King County Sheriffs Office •
Neighborhood House • Nikkei Concerns • Nisei Veterans Committee
• Northwest Asian Weekly • OCA Asian Pacific American
Advocates • Overnight Printing and Graphics • Seattle Center
Foundation • Seattle Police Department • UW American Ethnic
Studies • UnitedHealthCare’s Community Plan

 

5 thoughts on “

  1. Hello,

    Do you have a flyer for the Celebration event that you could mail or email to our program? We’d love to help spread the word.

  2. Hi,
    I’m looking forward to attending your event. I’d like to find out what time Massive Monkees will be performing. Do you have a posted performance schedule? Thanks.

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