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2nd Annual Ramen Eating Contest!

Posted by on April 27, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2nd Annual Ramen Eating Contest!

2nd Annual Ramen Eating Contest!

Our second annual Ramen Eating Contest will be taking place at the Asian Cultural Festival next weekend, from 3pm-6pm! Do you have what it takes to beat out the ramen competition and become Ramen Eating World Champion?   Then sign up for FREE with the form link below! You must be present to enter and compete! Scroll below for the complete rules and d etails. Contest Rules Individuals must be 13 or older to enter. Participants under 18 must have a parent or guardian present, and must have a parent or guardian’s signature on their...

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Our 2017 Emcees!

Posted by on April 26, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Our 2017 Emcees!

Our 2017 Emcees!

Our awesome emcees are the face of the event and we are always so happy to have these talented and fun faces be a part of our event!  Whether from TV, radio, or social personalities, they always help bring out the best is our event!   Matcha Stage Melissa Mecija (10News KGTV-TV) Melissa Mecija joined the 10News team in July 2010. She currently works with Team 10 on daily investigations throughout San Diego County. You can also find her in the evenings in the breaking news Live Center. Before moving to Investigations, Melissa contributed...

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ACF 2017 Entertainment Schedule!

Posted by on April 19, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on ACF 2017 Entertainment Schedule!

ACF 2017 Entertainment Schedule!

There will be two stages of entertainment at the Asian Cultural Festival of San Diego and lots of incredible traditional and cultural talent, from Japanese Taiko drums and Chinese Lion dancers to Pacific Islander dances and traditional Philippine performances – there is something for everyone! The entertainment application is now closed – the full schedule for 2017 is below!   Matcha Stage 10:00 AM Naruwan Taiko 10:30 AM Bohua Youth Group 11:00 AM Halau Hula Kahea o Kalaniana’ole 11:30 AM Southern Sea, Dragon and Lion...

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AARP is our newest Silver Sponsor!

Posted by on April 13, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on AARP is our newest Silver Sponsor!

AARP is our newest Silver Sponsor!

Special thanks to our friends at AARP for returning as a SILVER SPONSOR for this year’s event! Stop by the booth and say hello!  And visit their site...

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Why We Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Posted by on April 10, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why We Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Why We Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

“Why We Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM)” — A Photo Journal by: Kevin Raquidan “What does it mean to be Asian? What does it mean to be an Asian-American? Where do I stand between Asian and American?” These days, many Asian-Americans find themselves asking these questions, especially when so many of them are fourth and fifth-generation Asian-Americans; 53 percent say they aren’t typical Americans, and only 39 percent do, according to the Pew Research Center. But we are still linked to our cultures,...

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Some of our 2017 Entertainment!

Posted by on April 8, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Some of our 2017 Entertainment!

Some of our 2017 Entertainment!

We are almost at a completely booked entertainment schedule, but before we release the entertainment, here is a little bit of what to expect! We have taiko drums, traditional Chinese, Filipino, Burmese, and Tahitian dances, we have Lion Dances, martial arts, and more! Fan favorites and ACF veterans Naruwan Taiko will be there to open things up in the morning at 10am!  But we also have La Jolla Taiko and Genbu rocking the drums!  JING Institute and Babao Arnis will once again be showing their kung fu skills while Polynesian Paradise Dancers...

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Our 2017 Promo Video!

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Our 2017 Promo Video!

Here is our promo trailer for the upcoming Asian Cultural Festival on Saturday, May 6th! Share and post this on your social media! Youtube link – https://youtu.be/zPb_dQ6LYfk Presented & Hosted by: National Asian American Coalition Event Produced by: Silk Road Productions Promo Video Produced by: Andrew Salvatin Logo designed by: Natasha...

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Sponsor – Zion Market

Posted by on March 29, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Sponsor – Zion Market

Sponsor – Zion Market

Zion Market is once again supporting the Asian Cultural Festival! They will be supporting us as a Gold Sponsor and once again help us with the Ramen Eating Contest! At Zion Market, they strive to give customers a deeper understanding to the culture of Korea by the distribution of various foods and household goods. Zion Market’s definitive goal is to supply customers with the freshest, low price, and safest foods and household goods. Visit their San Diego location at 7655 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92111 Tel. 858-268-3300 Open...

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This year’s logo mascot

Posted by on March 29, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on This year’s logo mascot

This year’s logo mascot

Introducing this year’s Asian Cultural Festival logo mascot, Kim Chee-kin! Designed by Silk Road designer, Natasha Gemine, he will help us continue celebrating the Year of the...

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Mira Mesa Community Park

Posted by on March 29, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Mira Mesa Community Park

Mira Mesa Community Park

The Asian Cultural Festival of San Diego will be back in its new home, the Mira Mesa Community Park, located at 8575 New Salem Street, San Diego, CA 92126.  Click on the map below to get...

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