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WHAT – 34th Annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Festival- Press Event- 2013 Festival Event Details Announced
WHEN- Next Tuesday, April 23rd- 3:30-4:30-pm
WHERE- Mika Japanese Cuisine & Bar-150 Centre Street, Chinatown NY http://mikanyc.com
New York, NY April 17 – The 34th Annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Festival Press Conference will be held next Tuesday April 23rd 3:30pm at Mika Japanese Cuisine & Bar, 150 Centre St, Chinatown, NYC. Festival details, brief performances, light refreshments will be served.
About -Annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Festival:
Organized by the Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans (CAPA) since 1979, this annual festival is the longest running and largest event celebrating Pan-Asian heritage nationwide. It celebrates not only the value of family, but also the heritage which makes us proud to be Asian American and Pacific Islander.
Celebrating Asian Arts, Cuisine, and Community at the 34th Annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Festival-
May 4, 2013 in Flushing Mall in Flushing, NY, AND
May 18, 2013 in Confucius Plaza and Yung Wing School, NYC.
The festival is free, rain or shine and open to the public thanks to generous contributions from this year’s sponsor: Nielsen. Many Asian community organizations also help make the festival possible. Hours 11am- 6pm.
More than 10,000 visitors are expected for an impressive line-up of performances, fun carnival games for children, workshops for adults, and the “Remembering 1882- Fighting for Civil Rights in the Shadow of the Chinese Exclusion Act” exhibit on May 18 in its only NYC area appearance. Numerous Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations will be present to inform visitors about useful services, volunteer opportunities, and resources to get involved in the community. Attendees can expect a riveting lineup of performances and speakers.
The community festival will be packed with lively entertainment, tasty eats, and valuable resources in celebration of Asian American and Pacific American Heritage Month — and the rich culture, history and accomplishments of Asian American and Pacific Islander
For schedule and details on the event, go to: http://capaonline.org
The Coalition of Asian/Pacific Islanders is a 501C(3) non-profit charity managed by 100% volunteers. It is the producer/promoter of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Festival

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