Monday, April 05, 2010

Aseana Spring Festival in the Asian Gardens, corner of Milam and Common, on Sat, April 10, 3 pm to 9:30 pm

Aseana Park, Shreveport
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The ASEANA Foundation is pleased to announce that we will be having our 3rd Annual ASEANA Spring Festival this coming Saturday, April 10, 2010 from 3:00PM to 9:30 PM at The Asian Gardens, says Mary Grace De Joya Vea. The gardens are at the corner of Milam and Common Street in Downtown Shreveport. Our theme for this year is “Spring Time in Kyoto, Japan”.

"We will have a walk-through Japanese Garden complete with cherry blossoms along the path, bonsai exhibit and a Japanese Tea Room. A Lion Dance, kung fu and tai chi will be setting the pace for the Japanese festival. Food demonstrations include: Japanese Yakitori making, Sushi making, Chinese Dumpling making, and Eggrolls making presentation. Ark-La-Tex Gem and Mineral Society will present cabochon jewelry making demonstration. The Suzuki Music School and the Caddo Magnet High School String Quartet will also perform. Tanko Bushi, a Japanese dance will be done by the Portbelly Project and a Greek line dance will be presented by the Gems of Cairo. The winners of the Asian Gardens Photo Contest will also be announced," Added Joya De Vea.

A free karaoke singing hosted by Tom Pace will precede the free movie showing of “Memoirs of a Geisha” (P-13). The free movie and free popcorn will be provided by the Shreveport Public Assembly and Recreation (SPAR). Please see the attached program schedule and the list of participants and performers. We do hope you and your family and friends will be able to join us in this festival.

Should you need further information, please feel free to email or call (318) 401-8078.

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