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Posted on: February 14, 2016

[ARCHIVED] 31st Annual Oregon Asian Celebration

31st Annual Oregon Asian Celebration
February 20 & 21, 2016Lane 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 Oregon Asian Celebration theme featuring colorful cultural performances, music, fine art; demonstrations of Asian crafts, cooking, and martial arts; a heritage exhibit, an Asian food court and marketplace, and more. Special guests this year include University of Oregon Assistant Professor and master percussionist/composer Pius Cheung 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.

Admission is $6 or $10 for a 2-day ticket; free for ages 12 & under, and free for ages 13 and older, (including college students) when presenting valid student ID card and student admission ticket obtained at any Oregon Community Credit Union branch beginning January 27. Admission tickets can also be purchased in advance at any Oregon Community Credit Union branch.

A complete schedule of activities and performances will be available at the door or at AsianCelebration.org.

The event is supported by the following sponsors: University of Oregon, Oregon Community Credit Union, Kaiser Permanente, Kikkoman USA, Imagination International, McDonalds, the City of Eugene, and KVAL-TV.

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.

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