FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 30, 2018
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North Hempstead to Celebrate 9th Annual Asian-American Festival
North Hempstead, NY –– Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth and the Town Board are pleased to announce that the 9th Annual Asian-American Festival will be held on May 19 beginning at 12 p.m. at North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington.
“Our Annual Asian-American festival highlights the cultural diversity of our Town and of our residents,” said Supervisor Bosworth. “Join us for an afternoon by the waterfront with outstanding cultural performances, delicious Asian delicacies and a meaningful celebration of Asian culture.”
Since the first Asian-American Festival in 2010, members of the North Hempstead community have celebrated the Asian cultures represented in North Hempstead yearly during Asian American and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month. The celebration includes live performances from around the world, food from local restaurants, and cultural activities.
There will be a lively market and food representing North Hempstead’s growing ethnic diversity. Enjoy food and fun from China, India, Japan, Pakistan, Korea and more.
The event is free to attend; there is a $10 parking fee per vehicle if paying with cash, $7 parking fee if paying with credit or debit card.
For more information, please call 311 or (516) 869-6311.
Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Council Member Anna Kaplan, Viviana Russell and Peter Zuckerman and Town Clerk Wayne Wink at a past Asian-American Festival.