The “Asian Festival” is a two-day FREE cultural event to promote a greater understanding of Asian countries and cultures to the general public. The Asian Festival has grown into a huge success over the years by attracting attendees from all over the D.C. Metro area and beyond. It will be held on two days, July 21 (10am-9pm) & July 22 (10am-7pm) at GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY.
Each participating Asian country has an opportunity to share its’ unique music, cultural performances, food, fashion, handicrafts, and other products. Asian festival has blended together shopping, cultural displays, tennis and other sporting events.
This festival has something for each and every attendee. This largest Asian Festival in the Mid-Atlantic area features at least 35 authentic Asian food vendors, traditional Asian performances on 3 separate stages, and more than 200 multicultural retail stores.
This year, our theme is “THE YEAR OF DRAGON” where you will discover the DRAGON lord of the heavens and rain maker in each of our showcase in their own cultural and heritage. Besides our usual diverse vendors and exhibitions, we will have 4 showcase areas:
INCREDIBLE INDIA, IT”S MORE FUN IN THE PHILIPPINES, AMAZING THAILAND AND IMAGE OF CHINA.
Check out their webpage for the schedule of events at the various stages
This is the largest Asian festival of the year and can’t be missed!