Celebrating Arkansas' Asian culture with festival

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    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- The Asian Festival is a much awaited event that is a celebration of the Asian culture and Arkansas' diverse community.

    The festival honors military, law enforcement, Firefighters and all First Responders.

    The event is today, November 3 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mosaic Church (6420 Colonel Glenn Road) in Little Rock. Tickets are $3 per person. Children under 12, military, firemen and police are free.

    Entertainment will include various dancers, singers, Martial Arts Demonstrations, cultural fashion shows, ethnic and Cultural theme presentations and much more that will highlight the festivities.

    The food concessions are: Philippines, Vietnam, India, Sri-Lanka, Hawaiian Smoothies, Boba Tea's and for other ethnicities we have Jamaican and Argentina.

    The festival will highlight different Asian countries with Cultural Displays and information and a Children's Area with bounce house, games, hula hoop contest, silent auction "Try your Luck- lucky red envelope" game are just a few that attendees can try their luck and win gifts or prizes.

    Door prizes are given every hour and donated by several businesses in the area. A listing of donors will be published in the next issue of the Asian American Reporter.

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