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July 4, 2010

APA Day 9 Highlights

“War and Peace” is the theme of today’s Asian Pacific American programming. Come and see martial arts demonstrations with roots in Korea, the Philippines, Mongolia, and Burma. Ongoing workshops and informal demonstrations will be held in the Family Activities area.  

The cooking traditions of Korea, Thailand, Mongolia, and the Philippines will be highlighted in Tea House, with noodle and rice dishes as the main focus.

Veterans of World War II will start the day in the Talkstory tent, followed by panels on multiracials, holistic healing, two more panels on veteran’s issues (including a visit by Maryland’s Secretary of Veterans Affairs Edward Chow), and two panels on peace advocate and United States Senator Spark Matsunaga of Hawai’i. Please join us on the Mall!

Phil Tajitsu Nash
Curator, Asian Pacific Americans program

Comments
  • Ulrich Werner

    Hello! With your knowledge about Thai cooking traditions, allow me to ask you for help. I run a Web portal for international students in Thailand. Many ask me where to join an authentic and good cooking class. Living in Bangkok, I know cooking classes are offered everywhere, but all I ever experienced were simply crap. If you have (or get) and information that might help our students, please post it into the forums on studyinthailand.org. Many thanks, and best regards from Bangkok, Ulrich Werner

    • Richard

      Hi Ulrich, The Blue Elephant cooking school is well known in Thailand. You can find some cooking schools in Bangkok at Bangkok Times Online