FREE Student Admission Tickets Now Available

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FREE admission tickets for ages 13 and older (including college students) are available, courtesy of the Oregon Community Credit Union, beginning in February. Students can visit any branch location and pick up a free admission ticket when presenting a valid student ID card.  Quantities are limited and are distributed on a first-come basis. So hurry in and get your free student ticket …

2017 Haiku Contest Announcement

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Announcing the 2017 ASIAN CELEBRATION HAIKU CONTEST  Skipping Stones Magazine and the Asian Celebration Invite your best Nature Haikus by Feb. 13th, 2017 The Haiku entries should be ready for display in the exhibit Room. Use either 11 x 17 or 8.5 x 11 paper and feel free to include your own Nature art to illustrate the Haiku. Selected entries …

Partner Events of the 31st Annual Oregon Asian Celebration

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February 10, 2016 NEWS RELEASE Contact: Event Director David Tam | davidyuentam@gmail.com, 541-554-9350 Event Co-director Ardyn Wolfe | ardynw@gmail.com, 541-729-4096   Eugene Symphony: Lindsey McCarthy, Marketing Director, 541-687-9487 Ext. 106 Pacific Martial Arts Conference: Alan Best, Best Martial Arts Institute, 541-345-0684 Aloha Friday: Steven Mueller, 541-607-6793 White House Initiative: David Tam, Commissioner, 541-554-9350 DisOrient Film Festival: Anselmo Villanueva, Director, 541-870-1575 …

2016 News Release

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February 1, 2016 NEWS RELEASE Contact: Event Director David Tam | davidyuentam@gmail.com, 541-554-9350 Event Co-director Ardyn Wolfe | ardynw@yahoo.com, 541-729-4096   Photos available at: http://asiancelebration.org/media/   For Immediate Release   31st Annual Oregon Asian Celebration to feature a festival of Asian cultural heritage Lane Events Center Fairgrounds, Eugene, OR February 20 & 21, 2016 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on …

Special Guest Appearance Announcement

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Pius Cheung , master percussionist and composer will follow his Eugene Symphony “Fire and Water” concert February 18th with a special appearance at the Oregon Asian Celebration at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, February 20th on the MainStage. If you missed his memorable Eugene Symphony concert, or want to see another side to his creative musical talents, please join us for his …

2016 Haiku Contest Announcement

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January 16, 2016 EDUCATION ANNOUNCEMENT Contact: Arun N. Toké, Editor, Skipping Stones Magazine www.skippingstones.org Tel. 541-342-4956 For release through February 21, 2016 Announcing the 2016 Haiku Contest for Students Deadline to enter is February 15. Selected poems will be on display at the Oregon Asian Celebration February 20 & 21, 2016 Lane Events Center Fairgrounds, Eugene, OR Skipping Stones Magazine …

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 …

The 30th annual Oregon Asian Celebration has a sweetheart deal for Valentine’s Day (and the day after): 500 free tickets for UO students.

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The 30th annual Oregon Asian Celebration has a sweetheart deal for Valentine’s Day (and the day after): 500 free tickets for UO students. The event will take place Saturday, Feb. 14, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 15, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Lane Events Center in Eugene. Acknowledging its overlap with Valentine’s Day, organizers themed …

February 3 is “Setsubun” in Japan

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Setsubun (“seasonal division”) is a festival held on February 3 or 4, one day before the start of spring according to the Japanese lunar calendar. Setsubun is not a national holiday. For many centuries, the people of Japan have been performing rituals with the purpose of chasing away evil spirits at the start of spring. Around the 13th century, for example, it became a …

Official Celebration Press Release

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  January 20, 2015   MEDIA ANNOUNCEMENT (For TV, Radio, Calendar Listings) Contact: Event Co-chair David Tam | davidyuentam@gmail.com, 541-554-9350 Event Co-chair Ardyn Wolfe | ardynw@gmail.com, 541-729-4096 Photos available at: http://asiancelebration.org/media/ For release through February 15, 2015 30th Annual Oregon Asian Celebration 2015 Theme: Celebrating 30 years of Love and Diversity February 14 & 15, 2015 Lane Events Center Fairgrounds …