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Definitive Guide to the Sixth Asian American Day Festival in Boston Common on 9/10
Map of the Sixth Asian American Day Festival in Boston Common.By Huang ChenCelebration of the Sixth Annual Asian American Day Festival, and the first one since it has been recognized as an official festival by the city of Boston, will be held in two days in Boston Common and Cary Hall in Lexington. I am here presenting you with the most thorough guide of Asian American Day!!! Please be thrilled, because I am.First! I need to show off the Official Resolution of Asian American Day being recognized as an Official Festival!!!I am very proud of AAAB and all members and volunteers. This wouldn’t happened without your hard work! Thank you!!!Back to the Topic The event is made up of two parts, the celebration on Sep 10th at Boston Common and two concerts in Cary Theater, Lexington, on Sep 11th.
On Sep 10th, the event will be held at Boston Common with 30 food vendors and 80 booths to showcase their business, and culture etc.. On the west side of Boston Common, by Charles Street, keynote speakers and artists from different countries and communities will be presenting with love and their best wishes. The event is expected to attract 50,000 people.Performance and speeches will be going non-stop, people who are tired from browsing can grab some food and enjoy the visual feast!Here is the Stage Schedule, take a peek ahead and don’t miss the show you like!Stage ScheduleThe 1st Episode 10am-12pm10:00am– Emcees: announced the event beginning– AAAB ‘s President and Chairman of board Ye E Huang，Esq., opening remarks– AAAB ‘s Director David Bai Speech – Co-sponsored leaders’ and Honored guest speeches10:20amVocal quartet the national anthem<Star-Spangled Banner>By Sunshine Men’s Quartet 10:25amLion Dance by Wah Lum Kung Fu 10:35amChinese Drum<Tall in the saddle>By New England KungFu Dance Association10:40amDuet <Asian Americans>By Lili Feng and Ethan Zhu 10:50amKung FuBy Wah Lum Kung Fu and Tai Chi Academy 11:00amChinese Drum <Reopening Day>By Boston Chinese Drum troupe 11:10amInstrumental ensemble <Bizet Symphony in C Theme for string ><Czardas for String ><Happy spring>By Greater Boston Asian American Youth Symphony Orchestra11:25amKung Fu Fans<Loyalty to the Nation>By New England KungFu Dance Association11:30amSolo<Full Moon>, <Maira Partita>By Vocalist by Liwen wang 11:40amBamboo Dance<Eastern Girls>By CCC’s Multi-arts performance troup11:50amHundreds of People KungFu Dance PerformBy New England KungFu Dance AssociationThe 2nd Episode 12pm-2pm12:10pmBoston Star Band Solo and Duet <Ask Me>, <Prairie July>Vocalist by Baoling Zhao <Listen to the sea>, <I am a little bird>Vocalist by Fan Hu <Speechless Ending>By Fan Hu and Mr. Charlie Wang12:25pmRhythmic Gymnastics By Erica Wu12:35pmFolk Dance<Xiao Duo Li>By Boston Chinese Folk Dance Group 12:40pmEnsembles <Little Apples>By Seed Music & Art Center 12:50pmChildren’s Chorus<Love in My Heart>By Sound of Nature Children’s Chorus 12:55pmSun Beatzz Band <Belief>, <Getting Old>Main Vocal: Zhen Tian01:05pmFans Dance <Joyous>By Boston Chinese Folk Dance Group01:10pmSinging Solo Songs of Buddha<Pray for Everlasting World Peace>,<Awaken to the Truth>By Jinke Yinding01:25pmKorean Dance<Han Kok Mu Yong>By Vice President of Asia Times /Jung-Yul Choi01:35pmTaichiBy Harvard GSAS AnLin TaiChi Budo Association01:40pmFolk Dance<Raining of Small Town>By Boston Chinese Folk Dance Group 01:45pmKorean Drum<Sa Mul Nol E>By Vice President of Asia Times / Jung-Yul Choi The 3rd Episode, 2pm-4pm02:10pmInstrumental ensemble<Happiness>, <Happy Years>By Boston XiYangYang Music Ensemble 02:20pmTai Chi 18 formsBy Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center TaiChi Classes 02:28pmFolk Dance<Singing Liuyang River>By CCC’s Multi-arts performance troupe 02:35pmJazz, Oriental Fusion Band<I Only Care About You>, <Red Rose>By Walter Kwan, Xiaoyuan Nie, Billy Yang, Jason Li 02:45pmQi-Pao Show<Bosom Friend>By Boston Qi-pao Association 02:55pmSolo<Nice Day>By Vocalist by Yang Liu 03:00pmKung FuBy Boston Chinese KungFu Research Institute 03:10pmTrio<Beautiful Prairie My Lovely Home>, <Jasmine>By CCC’s Multi-arts performance troupe 03:20pmHappy Qi-Pao<Hat Dance>By Boston Qi-pao Association 03:25pmTrio of Cello<Smooth Criminal>,<Game of Throne>By Isabella Liu, Tristyn Liu, Lili Liu 03:35pmJazz Rhythmic Chair Dance <Havana Nights>By North East Rhythmic School of Gymnastics and Dance 03:40pmDance<Decorated>By IDanceABC 03:45pmJapanese DrumBy Genki Spark As you can see, all those tiny green squares represent positions for food vendors. And now, I am going to give you the list for all restaurants who participate!Food VendorsWow BarbequeJuice RepublicHot Eastern Inc
Hong Kong CityMeng’s KitchenSichuan Gourmet HouesJean and Lee KitchenLosoon Water Park LLC
Chinese Scallion Pie Inc
Irashai SushiFive Spices HouseTealosophy
Vietnamese American Thang Long Limited
Karma RestaurantKung Fu Tea Cleveland Circle LLCHappy Lamb hot potSweet Kingdom – AllstonHappy LemonRoom 4 Deserterie and Cafe LLCHai Kui US MR OceanBuk Kyung RestaurantRoyce ChocolateBeard Papa Bella Rocco Brother IncYum yum noodleHong Kong TreasuresRizzuto’s Dip It SweetChina Pearl RestaurantTwo concerts will be hosted in Cary Hall, Lexington. The first concert will be a comprehensive concert, and the second concert will be a special performance presenting by four artists. Interested? Wait till me give you more info…Intro toArtistsVanessa Salvucci | VocalistParis FengVocalist (right in the picture below)Xiaoyi DuanTenor (Left in the picture above)Yuer Li | Vocalist (right in the picture below)Hanning LeTenor, Painter (left in the picture below)Shan Jiang | Saxophone PlayerLin DuTerpsichoreanShuishan Yu | Chinese Zither PlayerProfessor of Northeastern University, 4th generation of Meian Chinese ZitherBing Liulyricistlily FengMusic Director of AADayJinke Yinding | Vocalist, PianistEthan ZhuBass Player, Singer, Composer (pictured above)Sarah Bob | Classic Pianistan active soloist and chamber musician noted for her charismatic performances, colorful playing and diverse programmingErica WuRhythmic Gymnast (pictured above)
Chung RobertMinyo & Salpuli artistsHui Weng Gu Zheng Player