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Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of Asia without leaving Indy!  The 2018 Asian Fest is on Sunday, June 24, 12-5 pm at the Indiana State Museum.  This is AAAI’s signature event to celebrate the Asian heritage and the many dimensions of Asian culture.  Burma takes the center stage this year as the featured country with special exhibits and displays.  Admission is FREE.

Come join us and enjoy traditional music, dance, cultural booths representing various Asian countries, children’s activities and, of course, Asian cuisine!

Entertainment in the Auditorium:
12:00pm Indianapolis Chinese Orchestra
12:35pm Mayuri School of Dance
12:50pm Bollyfusion by Indy Bollywood
1:00pm  Jaankaar Beats
1:15pm   AAAI High School Excellence Awards
1:30pm  Burmese All Ethnic Dance Group
1:45pm  Okinawa Yuyukai
2:00pm  Indianapolis Chinese Community Center cultural performances
2:30pm  Bollywood Beats
2:40pm  Swasri Dance Academy
2:50pm  Natesha Kautukam
2:55pm  Indianapolis Chinese Performing Arts, Inc.
3:20pm  Indianapolis Minyo Dancers
3:40pm  U Shwe Yoe Daw Moe Traditional Burmese Dance
3:55pm  Traditional Bamboo Dance
4:15pm  Burmese Fashion Show
4:35pm  Chin Got Talent

Other entertainment and activities
Joy Chinese Orchestra in the Grand Hall
Chinese Calligraphy at the ICCCI Cultural Booth
Chinese Lion Interaction – IACA
Taiwanese Calligraphy Writing & Traditional Wedding
Costumes at the TAAI Cultural Booth

Kids Zone
Asian Mask Coloring
Chopstick Activities
Face Painting (Traditional Burmese & Fun Images)
Henna Painting
Take your photo with a Chinese Lion
Write your name in Burmese

To inquire about volunteer opportunities, please contact Asian Fest manager, Jane Gehlhausen at jgehlhausen@comcast.net