Thursday, March 26, 2009

Aseana Festival at Municipal Park Plaza's Asian Gardens on Sat, March 28, 11 am to 5 pm

Our theme for this year is “West meets East,” says Mary Grace de Joya Vea of the ASEANA Foundation's 2nd annual festival.

Visitors to the festival will be treated to Asian culture and cuisine set amidst a sea of blooms of the different Asian Gardens.

These gardens include the “Ikeda Obaitouri” Japanese Garden, the “Two Dragons chasing the Pearl” Chinese Garden, the “Jardin De Isabelle” Philippine Garden, the “Angkor Garden” Cambodian Garden, the “Sophy’s Hands” Fountain Garden, the “Spirit House” Thai Garden, the “ Mahabodhi Park’ Indian Garden, and the “Lumen’s Delight” Burmese Garden.

Participants include the Herbal Society, Orchids Society, Origami Japanese Paper Folding, Asian inspired clothes, goods and baskets, jewelries imported from Asia, Face Painting, Aromatherapy, American Flint Napping, Bonsai Exhibits, Ice Carving and fruit carving demonstrations and many more. Also: dance and music.

11 am to 5 pm
Asian gardens, corner of Common and Milam - parking adjacent to Municipal Auditorium
(318) 401-8078

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I just returned from the festival, and it was even more beautiful this year than it was last year.

Shreveport has a lot more diversity than the local media shows.