THE 31TH ANNUAL ASIAN/PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL
Date: Sunday May 2 2010, from 12pm - 6pm
Venue: Union Square Park
East 14th Street, between Broadway & Park Ave.
Festival Admission: FREE!
Website: A/P/A 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:
Karen Ahn: Korean Maedeup (Knotting)
Kavita Vyas: Mehandi 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 calligrapher
Ye Xun : Dough figurine master 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!