2010 Festival Video - Asian Pacific Americans
As members of the public pay their last respects to Senator Daniel K. Inouye, the Center for Folklife and CulturalRead More
Introduction and comments from the curator, Phil Tajitsu Nash.
Franklin Fung Chow explains how his family heritage has influenced his cooking and catering career.
Hiu Newcomb discusses her family’s origins in the United States and her start as an organic farmer in Virginia.
Presentation by Kiran Ahuja, the Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
Two high ranking officials of the Republic of the Fiji Islands’ Embassy in Washington, D.C. perform as the ensemble, FijiRead More
The Veiyasana Dance Troupe entertained audiences at the Festival with traditional dances from the Fiji Islands.
Taiko drums are large traditional Japanese drums. Nen Daiko, a taiko drum ensemble based in Fairfax, Virginia, performs an interpretationRead More
The Washington Toho Koto Society, a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC, promotes the understanding and appreciation of Japanese kotoRead More
Punjabi Americans and Sikhs performing Bhangra/Giddha dance which was part of presentations by Guru Gobind Singh Foundation to create awarenessRead More