Date: Saturday May 3 2009, from 12pm – 6pm
Venue: Dag Hammarskjold Plaza
47th Street between 1st & 2ed Ave.
Festival Admission: FREE!
Asian American Arts Centre is pleased to present a selection of folk artists demonstrating their art during 30th Annual CAPA Asian Pacific American Heritage Festival.
Featuring a variety of Folk artists from different backgrounds, five traditional artists/crafts people will be giving hands on demonstrations. As for this year, the artists joining Asian American Arts Centre are:
Kavita Vyas - Mehandi artist
Ye Xun : Dough figurine master artist
Ming Liang Lu: master paper cutter of portraits
Jampa Youden : a Tibetan folk singer who also does traditional jewelry design.
Rose Sigal Ibsen : Sumi-e Calligraphy Artist
Audiences will have the opportunity to interact with skilled folk artists who demonstrate their crafts and will have the opportunity to ask questions, make requests and the chance to learn and delight in the magic of a traditional craft! Go here to read more about our folk artists.
This is an ideal event for families. The music, art and performances will delight both old and young alike. See you there this weekend!