The 10th Annual Asian American Awareness Month Celebration
on Saturday, May 18th
The 10th Annual Asian American Awareness Month Celebration will be held on Saturday, May 18th, featuring Asian cultural performances, arts and crafts workshops and the taste of Asia! The “Asia in My Eyes” photo contest and exhibition will be going on in Richland Public Library from May 1st to May 31st.
Tri-Cities is welcoming the 10th Asian Awareness Month Celebration, and the theme is: “Arts of Asia”. The Asian Awareness Cultural and Arts Exhibition is an important platform the showcase cultural diversity in the Tri-Cities area. It is held by the Tri-Cities Chinese American Association (TCCAA) in collaboration with Richland Public Library annually, and it has become a signature event in the City of Richland. Each year, TCCAA is dedicated to get different Asian societies involved and improve connections with the local community. The “Asia in My Eyes” photo contest and exhibition collects photos of all over Asia and encourage people to share their Asian impression. Selected photos will be displayed in Richland Public from May 1st to May 31st. Even if you did not enter the contest, you can still participate in this amazing event by visiting the library and voting for your favorite photos. The featured exhibition this year will be a presentation of Chinese Calligraphy and Chinese Painting works from participants in the prior TCCAA workshops.
On Saturday, May 19th, there will be a celebration event at Richland Public Library, featuring cultural performances, arts and crafts workshop and taste of Asia. People will also have the chance to experience and learn about the Arts of Asia, including Chinese calligraphy, Taiwanese puppet show and Henna tattoo from India. It is a wonderful opportunity for people to get to know about Asian cultures and try some delicious Asian food.
In addition, Tri-Cities Chinese Language School is celebrating its 40th birthday this year. Students will perform at the Asian Awareness Month celebration on May 18th and the school will organize a workshop to teach traditional Chinese arts and crafts. Kids and adults are welcome!
Tri-Cities Chinese American Association (TCCAA)