PORT WASHINGTON, NY (TIP): “Supervisor Jon Kaiman and the North Hempstead Town Board are proud to host the fourth annual Asian American Festival, a celebration of the growing ethnic diversity within the Town of North Hempstead. The festivities will include cultural performances, folk art, and food unique to China, India, Japan, Korea and Pakistan”, a press release says.The beach-front festival will be held on Saturday, May 18 at North Hempstead Beach Park, located on West Shore Road in Port Washington.
The event will run from noon to 6:00 P. M. “It is important to recognize the growing diversity within our Town,” said Supervisor Kaiman. “The Asian American Festival is a great way of learning about all the different cultures that make North Hempstead one of the best places to live.” Featured performances and activities include K-pop, Bollywood and Chinese puppeteers. The festival will also showcase a traditional Japanese farmer’s market, Korean BBQ, as well as delicious cultural delights from across the Asian-Pacific countries. The event sponsor is WAC Lighting, with media sponsors being the Pakistan Voice and the Chinese World Journal. Other co-sponsors are Kiss, and Shanghai Commercial Bank. For more information on this event, please call 311 or (516) 869-6311 from outside the Town.