2016 Event Announcement

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31st Annual Oregon Asian Celebration

February 20 & 21, 2016

Lane Events Center Fairgrounds, Eugene, OR

10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday

Share the fun, we’re 31! is this year’s festival theme featuring exciting and colorful Asian cultural performances, music, fine art; demonstrations of Asian crafts, cooking, and martial arts; a heritage exhibit, an Asian food court and marketplace, special events, and more. Special guests this year are master percussionist and composer Pius Cheung (see inset below, right) and Portland Taiko.

Lane Events Center doors open at 10:00 a.m. on both days and close at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday and 6:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets at the door are $6 for 1-day or $10 for a 2-day ticket; FREE for ages 12 & under, and FREE for ages 13 and older, (including college students) when presenting a student ID card and special student admission ticket obtained at any Oregon Community Credit Union branch beginning January 27. (Limited availability)

This year’s partnering events include the Eugene Symphony’s Fire and Water concert (also featuring Pius Cheung, percussionist), PacMac Martial Arts Conference, Aloha Friday, the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Lunar New Year, DisOrient Film Festival, and the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Roundtable.

Please return to this website for updates, or pick-up complete schedule of activities and performances at the door.

Many thanks to our generous sponsors Oregon Community Credit Union, Kikkoman USA, Kaiser Permanente, KVAL-TV, Imagination International, McDonalds, University of Oregon, and the City of Eugene.

The event is produced by the Eugene/Springfield Asian Council whose mission is to create opportunities that foster greater understanding of Asian and Asian American cultures by presenting special events and activities to promote friendship and harmonious relationships.