June 22nd! One of Georgia’s largest Asian celebrations, featuring a full-day of live stage performances, martial arts demonstrations, authentic cuisine, cultural displays, arts & crafts and educational workshops.
The 18th Annual Savannah Asian Festival brings an entire continent of unique cultures, cuisines, performances and fun to the Savannah Civic Center. The City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs, Well-Fed, and Asian-American volunteers work together to present this one-day celebration of Asian countries and cultures.
In addition, there will be an array of other live musical, martial arts and dance performances on stage from performing groups representing Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia, Polynesia, and Thailand. The festival will offer samplings of exotic cuisines from across the continent. Several local restaurants, will be presenting a selection of regional favorites from Polynesia, China, Japan, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Thailand.
Browse the Cultural Marketplace to learn more about each country and discover the traditional arts, crafts, fashions and treasures unique to each nation. From calligraphy sets to paper, original paintings, hand-beaded clothing, exotic accessories and henna body painting, an entire continent’s worth of treasures that can be found in the marketplace. Also enjoy a workshop on Asian & Middle Eastern Tea.
Children can be entertained in the children’s activity area, where they can learn more about Asian cultures through hands-on activities, martial arts demonstrations and more! They can have fun experimenting with origami, Diwali treasure boxes, Asian flag making and other cultural crafts.
The Savannah Asian Festival is free courtesy of the City of Savannah. For more information, please email email@example.com.
11:00 am Opening Ceremony and Parade of Flags
11:30 am Lee’s TaeKwondon Martial Arts Demo
11:55 am Indo Americans of Savannah
12:20pm Matsuriza Taiko Drummers
12:45pm Sanggar Lestari Indonesian Performing Group
1:10 pm Sampaguita Dance Troupe
1:45pm Liang Acrobatic & Comedy Show
2:10pm Children of Polynesia
2:35pm Chien Hong School of Kung Fu
3:00pm Matsuriza Taiko Drummers
3:25pm Thailand Dance Group
4:00pm Liang Acrobatic & Comedy Show