14th Annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration
“One World, Many Cultures”
Saturday, May 20, 2023
4:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Thai Cultural Center
110 Rustic Rd, Centereach, NY 11720
2023 Asian American & Pacific Islander Distinguinshed Awards Ceremony & Multi Cultural Presentation by several Asian Cultures
SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE STEVE BELLONE SUFFOLK COUNTY OFFICE OF MINORITY AFFAIRS SUFFOLK COUNTY ASIAN AMERICAN ADVISORY BOARD WELLBROOK FOUNDATION INC.
Participating Cultures from Bangladesh, China, India, Japan, Korea, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam
Past Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration
2013 PHOTO EXCERPTS TAKEN AT THE WANG CENTER
DURING THE 5TH ANNUAL AAPI FESTIVAL
RIBBON CUTTING, OPEN CEREMONIES & PARADE OF NATIONS
Saturday, May 11, 2013 – FREE ADMISSION
From 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM at the Wang Center Theater Main Lobby
Come and join us on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 12:30 pm at the Stony Brook University, Charles B. Wang Center, Main Theater Lobby on our “. See the colorful traditional costumes, music, dances, Cutting, Open Ceremonies and Parade of Nations”booth exhibits from ten (10) different Asian cultures such as Bangladesh, China, India, Korea, Japan, Nepal, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
Activities includes Tea Ceremony, Open Theater, Photo Exhibit, Workshop, AAAB Youth Orchestra, Distinguished Asian American Awarding Ceremonies, Social Harmony Writing Contest Awarding, Corporate and Exhibit Booths and much more.
WELCOME ADDRESS – Welcome address acknowledgement of Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Suffolk County officials, Ambassadors, Consul Generals and VIP guests by Rev. Roderick Pearson, Executive Director, Suffolk County Youth Bureau/Human Services.
AAAB YOUTH ORCHESTRA – May 11, 2013 – FREE ADMISSION
From 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM at the Wang Center Theater
Come and join us on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm at the Stony Brook University, Charles B. Wang Center, Main Theater featuring the AAAB Youth Orchestra.
Founded in 2011 by Suffolk County Asian American Advisory Board, AAAB Youth Orchestra offers extracurricular music programs for children ages 10-18 yrs. The main goal is to promote not only music of Asian heritage but to explore the world of music in general, ranging from Renaissance to 21 st Century under careful guidance of Mr. Peter Papiewski, our Music Director and Conductor.
OPEN THEATER – May 11, 2013 – FREE ADMISSION
From 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM at the Wang Center Theater Main Lobby
Come and join us on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 2:00 pm at the Stony Brook University, Charles B. Wang Center, Main Theater Lobby on our “Open Theater”. Listen to the sights and sounds from ten (10) different Asian cultures such as Bangladesh, China, India, Korea, Japan, Nepal, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam ranging from musical instruments, dances and vocal perfomances.
Distinguished Asian American Honorees Awards Ceremony
From 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM at the Wang Center Theater Main
FEATURED PERFORMANCE BY ASIAN ARTIST
From 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM at the Wang Center Theater
Admission $15 – Seats are Limited, FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE
SOLD OUT – As of April 29, 2013 we are accepting a waiting list.
Listen to the sights and sounds as we invite professional featured artist from Asian countries who will entertain you with classic love songs, patriotic songs, spiritual and multicultural songs from around the world.
This year’s Korean Program is made possible in part by the grant from the Korean Cultural Services for the Asian American Heritage Celebration Month on the program.