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Visit, Volunteer at BADA booth at Asian Heritage Street Fair

Dear all  BADA members and supporter for Burma cause

 
I would like to invite you to join the ASIAN Heritage Street Celebration as follows:
 
Date- May 15, 2010
Time- 11:00 to 6:00 pm.
Place-Civic Center/Little Saigon District
        Larkin and McAllister Street
        San Francisco 
 
As BADA will also have a information booth in the celebration to promote Burma cause and free Burma. So i would like to request you to do volunteer at the BADA booth at your convenient time between 10-00 am to 6:00 pm.
 
Please do send your availability of time to anilverma7@yahoo.com or   Jen Low jen.c.low@gmail.com
 
Wish to see you, your family and friends at the ASIAN Heritage Street Celebration.
 
Thanks
Anil
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For further details please do visit-
 
http://asianfairsf.com/
 
AHSC 2010

For More Information Contact:
Angela Pang, AsianWeek Foundation
apang@asianweek.com or (415) 321-5894

 
MEDIA ALERT
 
6TH ANNUAL ASIAN HERITAGE STREET CELEBRATION ON SAT. MAY 15
 
Largest APA Heritage Month Celebration Nationwide
 
Featuring Mah Jong Area, Cultural Procession, Balut Eating Contest, Pinoy Jazz, Health Pavilion, Muay Thai Kickboxing Ring, Wine Tasting, J-Cars, Children's Area, Entertainment by Far*East Movement, akai SKY, and many more.
 
WHO:    Critically acclaimed rapping and music events production group Far*East Movement, leaders in Northern California American J-rock akai SKY, Kat 0101 of Oakland jazz/ hip-hop crew Crown City Rockers, and Planet Infinity's Taekwondo Team, and more.

WHAT:   The 6th Annual Asian American Heritage Street Celebration (AHSC) presented by California Pacific Medical Center and Subaru of America and organized by the AsianWeek Foundation. 
 
AHSC 2009 at Civic Center Additional Performances and Exhibitions by:
 
       Curt Yagi, 2008's Best of the Bay Singer Songwriter
       Little Brown Brother, jazz/blues/world capturing Latin and Brazilian rhythms
       Native Elements, Northern Californian reggae/dub/ r&b crew
       Faces of Asia Cultural Procession, ethnic costumes pageant
       Mah Jong Area hosted by American Legion Cathay Post #384
       Balut Eating Contest hosted by Mama Sitas and the Filipino American Arts Exposition
       San Francisco's World Team USA Muay Thai Kickboxing Team
       Health Pavilion - free Hepatitis B, colon cancer, body fat and asthma screenings. 

Featuring free Asian Art Museum Tickets for arts and crafts shoppers who spend more than $30, AHSC Best Dance Crew Contest, a new Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Pavilion featuring S.F. Consulate Generals of Indonesia, Philippines and Singapore, and more!
 
WHERE:    Civic Center (in front of Asian Art Museum, on Larkin and McAllister Streets) leading up to Little Saigon District, San Francisco, CA

Photo Below: AHSC 2010 Map layout
 AHSC 2010 Map
WHEN:      Saturday, May 15, 2010
                 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
 
WHY:        To promote and foster Asian Pacific American identity by bringing together community and encouraging the sharing of differences and appreciation of diversity. This year the fair, which rotates location each year, is paying homage to the San Francisco Vietnamese community.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE/PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES:
 
CIVIC CENTER STAGE:
(on Fulton and Larkin Streets)

11:00 AM Faces of Asia Cultural Procession - a dazzling display of ethnic costume to
                commence at Civic Center Stage
                Remarks by Supervisor Carmen Chu

11:05 AM West Coast Lion Dance Troupe

11:15 AM Frances Ancheta Becker

11:45 PM Kapakahi

12:30 PM Native Elements

1:15 PM Trackademics

1:30 PM ABC 7 anchor and reporter Alan Wang to share his personal story of how he contracted hepatitis B and what people can do to protect themselves. 1 in 10 APIs have Hepatitis B. Free screenings will be available all day at the SF Hep B Free booth on McAllister and Larkin Streets.

2:00 PM Kat o1o (Crown City Rockers)

2:45 PM Far East Movement

3:30 PM The CounterParts

4:00 PM Curt Yagi

4:30 PM Kazha

5:15 PM akai SKY

6:00 PM Closing Remarks

With hosts: Franco Finn, Linda Yee & Sharon Chin (CBS)

CULTURAL & JAZZ STAGE
(on Golden Gate and Larkin Streets)

11:00 AM Chung Ngai Dance Troupe

11:15 AM Argonne Elementary School

11:30 AM Purple Orchids

11:45 AM Faces of Asia

12:00 PM ASEAN Corner

12:30 PM Chardi Jawani Stanford Bhangra

12:50 PM Gen Taiko

1:20 PM AHSC Best Dance Crew Contest, hosted by WiLD949

2:00 PM The SF Pinoy Jazz Revue: featuring Little Brown Brother, Bo Razon, Myrna Del Rio, and Anna Maria Flechero

4:00 PM Balut Eating Contest, sponsored by Mama Sitas, hosted by Emil Guillermo

4:15 PM YoYoJoe

4:30 PM Planet Infinity's More Than Medals Taekwondo Team

5:00 PM Au Co Youth Team

5:15 PM Unity Tuy Ngoc Nguyen
 
5:30 PM Animemyu

6:00 PM Closing Remarks

Hosted in part by Keith O

*Times subject to change.

To RSVP for this event or for inquiries day of, contact Angela Pang at apang@asianweek.com or (650)703-9364.
 
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About the Asian Heritage Street Celebration
The Asian Heritage Street Celebration is organized by the AsianWeek Foundation in cooperation with over 150 organizations in the local and Asian American community. It is the largest outdoor gathering of Asians in America and features arts and crafts vendors, two stages for live performances, carnival rides, import car show, kickboxing ring, Asian food vendors and more. This year's sponsors include California Pacific Medical Center, Subaru of America, Brown and Toland Medical Group, Comcast, Kaiser Permanente, Visa, AT&T, Recology, San Francisco Chronicle, CBS 5/CW Bay Area, AsianWeek, Northern California Carpenters Union, BART, and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. The AsianWeek Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 committed to developing Asian American community. All proceeds from the Celebration are donated to local and national charities.
www.asianfairsf.com