Join us in observing Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at the Asian Cultural
Festival of San Diego. This community celebration will focus on Asian and Pacific
Islander cultures as well as our contemporary Asian American culture!
The Asian Cultural Festival of San Diego will be held on Saturday, May 11th, 2013, from 10am to 5pm, at the NTC Park at Liberty Station, at the intersection of Roosevelt Road and Cushing Road, 92106.
During this free, fun, family friendly, festive event, there will be martial arts, ethnic dances, cultural exhibitions, entertainment, games, and of course, food!
The Asian Cultural Festival is a pet friendly and smoking-free environment.
Presented by the National Asian American Coalition and produced by Silk Road Productions.
On the right is this year’s logo mascot! Her design is inspired by the Year of the Snake.
Sally Wong-Avery was the first female elected President of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, San Diego’s oldest Chinese community organization dedicated to preserving Chinese history and culture. She also co-founded the Chinese Historical Society.
Sally also became the Principal of the oldest Chinese School in San Diego. She founded Chinese Professional Services, in which she provided critically needed services-translation, interpretation, job referrals, food handling classes, business consultation services, and more.
Over the years, Sally assisted thousand in the San Diego community both professionally and personally. She then opened the Chinese Service Center of San Diego, which provides many services such as translation/interpretation and also coordinates many of the premier Chinese community events in San Diego. In 2011, Sally and her late husband, philanthropist Dennis Avery, used their own funds to build the Chinese Bilingual Preschool.
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