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Schedule Announced for 2017 Savannah Asian Cultural Festival on April 21 and 22

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(April 18, 2017) – The City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Armstrong State University will present the 2017 Savannah Asian Cultural Festival, one of the South’s largest Asian celebrations, on April 21 and 22. All events will take place at Armstrong’s main campus at 11935 Abercorn St. in Savannah. The festival is free and open to the public.

The complete Savannah Asian Cultural Festival schedule is as follows:

Friday, April 21: 7:30 p.m.

Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium

A celebration of Asian cultural arts featuring the Taiko Drummers of Japan, traditional Chinese music and dance performances, South Korean dancers with Master Lee and Myung Lee and Prince Pele’s Polynesian Revue.

Saturday, April 22: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Armstrong Burnett Lawn Main Stage

Armstrong International Gardens

In addition, a Cultural Marketplace will offer the opportunity to learn more about each country and to discover traditional arts, crafts, fashions and treasures unique to each nation. Cuisine from local restaurants will also be available, featuring regional favorites from Polynesia, China, Japan, the Philippines, South Korea and Thailand.

More information about the 2017 Savannah Asian Cultural Festival is available online at Armstrong.edu/AsianFest.

Pradeep Raman

"I honed my work ethic and my problem-solving skills at Armstrong."

Pradeep Raman
Class of 1991
B.S. Computer Science