Sunday, April 08, 2012

Explore the culture of Korea in downtown Shreveport @ the Aseana Festival on Sat, Ap 14, 11 am to 5 pm

The 5th Annual Aseana Spring Festival is back again, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat, April 14, says Mary Grace de Joya Vea. It takes place at the corner of Milam and Texas Avenue in downtown Shreveport.

The Aseana Fest and the Texas Ave Maker's Fair blossom next door to each other on Ap 14. Both are free. Parking is abundant and also free.

This year the Aseana event, hosted by the Aseana Foundation, will celebrate Korean culture with the theme: Korean Arirang Spring Festival.

The festival will include various Korean exhibits and DVD screenings that showcase Korean culture; Korean letter brush text, a Korean Kimchi-making demonstration; Korean cuisine, live performances and more.

The performance program will begin at 12:30 p.m. and end with a grand finale performance of the Samul Nori, a traditional genre of Korean percussion music.

More info: (318) 797-4258

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