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Aquarium to Host 16th Annual Southeast Asia Day as a Virtual Festival on October 10, 2020

Festival activities include dance, music, and cultural craft demonstrations broadcast live from the Aquarium throughout the day.

WHAT: The Aquarium of the Pacific will celebrate its sixteenth annual Southeast Asia Day as a virtual festival. The event celebrates the diversity of cultures in the countries of Southeast Asia, including Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, and Indonesia. Those tuning in online can enjoy performances, including music, dance, and cultural craft demonstrations.

The public can tune in for free to the festival’s activities on Saturday, October 10. The Aquarium will stream festival events live on its website and social media channels throughout the day.

WHEN: Saturday, October 10, 2020, 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Aquarium of the Pacific’s website: aquariumofpacific.org

COST: The virtual festival is FREE. General Aquarium admission: $15 per person (adult, senior, and child) and free to children under age three and Aquarium members / Advanced reservations required for everyone

INFO: (562) 590-3100 or visit aquariumofpacific.org/events/info/southeast_asia_day/

AQUARIUM: The nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific is a community gathering place where diverse cultures and the arts are celebrated and where important challenges facing our planet are explored by scientists, policymakers, and stakeholders in search of sustainable solutions. The Aquarium is dedicated to conserving and building nature and nature’s services by building the interactions between and among peoples. Home to more than 12,000 animals, Aquarium exhibits include Shark Lagoon, the June Keyes Penguin Habitat, Lorikeet Forest, and the Molina Animal Care Center. Beyond its animal exhibits, the Aquarium offers educational programs for people of all ages, including lectures by leading scientists, through its Online Academy. The Aquarium offers memberships with unlimited FREE admission for 12 months, VIP Entrance, and other special benefits. Convenient parking is available for $8 with Aquarium validation.