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15th Anniversary

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A Celebration of Asian Culture

Delve into the arts, cuisines, cultures, and marine environments of Asia during the Aquarium of the Pacific’s fifteenth anniversary of Autumn Festival. The Autumn Festival highlights the traditions and cultures of Japan, China, Korea, and the Philippines through a weekend of learning opportunities and family entertainment celebrating the rich diversity of Asian and Asian-American cultures.

Cultural Presentations

Saturday, November 5

  • 10:30 a.m. Children’s Cultural Storytelling
  • 10:40 a.m. Northern Shaolim Kung Fu
  • 11:45 a.m. Tea Pot Balancing & Changing Faces – Wei Zhong
  • 12:20 p.m. Japanese Folk Dance – Minyo Odori Kotobuki No Kai
  • 12:45 p.m. Arthur Nakane – One-Man Band
  • 12:55 p.m. Japanese Taiko Drumming – Hikari Taiko
  • 1:40 p.m. Shorin-Ryu Karate of Little Tokyo
  • 2:30 p.m. Chinese Dance – Clear Cosmos Art Studio
  • 3:10 p.m. Malaya Filipino American Dance Arts
  • 3:45 p.m. Arthur Nakane – One-Man Band
  • 4:00 p.m. Japanese Taiko Drumming – Yuujou Daiko

Sunday, November 6

  • 10:00 a.m. Japanese Taiko Drumming – Kodama Taiko
  • 10:30 a.m. Children’s Cultural Storytelling
  • 10:40 a.m. Northern Shaolim Kung Fu
  • 10:45 a.m. Arthur Nakane – One-Man Band
  • 11:45 a.m. Tea Pot Balancing & Changing Faces – Wei Zhong
  • 12:20 p.m. Japanese Dance – Awa Odori Tokushima Ren
  • 12:45 p.m. Arthur Nakane – One-Man Band
  • 12:55 p.m. Japanese and American Music – Grateful Crane Ensemble Founders Keiko Kawashima and Scott Nagatani
  • 1:40 p.m. Heritage Award Ceremony honoring Grateful Crane Ensemble
  • 2:30 p.m. Japanese Dance – Kyo No Kai by Nakamura Gankyo
  • 3:10 p.m. Kim Eung Hwa Korean Dance Academy
  • 4:00 p.m. Japanese Taiko Drumming – Daion Taiko

Cultural Exhibitors and Crafts

  • Kimekomi Dolls by Yukari Kai
  • Sumi-e Calligraphy
  • CBFSoCal Camp Stories Exhibit – Six Weddings and a Dress with Chiyomi Ogawa
  • Origami Magic with Origami Kai
  • Fish Kites craft

Café Scuba: Cultural dishes will be served

Heritage Award Presentation— Sunday at 1:40 p.m.

Grateful Crane Ensemble - In recognition of dedicated service to the Asian-American community.

All programs subject to change and weather dependent.

Archived Event Information
Date

Saturday, Nov 5, 2016 | 9:00 AM–5:00 PM


Sunday, Nov 6, 2016 | 9:00 AM–5:00 PM


Cost FREE with general admission. FREE for members. Members' guests receive 20% off admission.
Coupon $10 off Adult Admission
Info (562) 590-3100, ext. 0
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