Southeast Asia Day at Aquarium of the Pacific
Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
The Aquarium of the Pacific will celebrate its tenth annual Southeast Asia Day. The festival’s program will highlight the beauty and diversity of the cultures of Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, and Indonesia. Guests will enjoy live performances, including music, dance, and cultural craft demonstrations. Ethnic dishes will be available for purchase, and children will have the opportunity to partake in arts and crafts.
Cost: General Admission (before discount) –$28.95 adult (12+) OR $18.95 with coupon, $25.95 senior (62+), $14.95 child (3-11), and free for children under age 3 and Aquarium members.
With coupon flyer at www.aquariumofpacific.org/aSoutheastAsia receive $10 off adult admission. Experience Southeast Asia Day for just $18.95.
Location: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
Schedule of events
10:00 a.m. Cambodian Music – Ho Chan Ensemble / Honda Blue Cavern
10:40 a.m. Myanmar Cultural Dance – Network of Myanmar American Association / Honda Blue Cavern
11:45 a.m. Indonesian Dance – Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia—Los Angeles / Honda Blue Cavern
12:20 p.m. Cambodian Dance – Spirit of Khmer Angkor / Honda Blue Cavern
12:55 p.m. Heritage Award Ceremony Honoring Cambodian Health Professionals Association of America / Honda Blue Cavern
1:40 p.m. Thai Dance – Thai Community Arts & Cultural Center Dancers / Honda Blue Cavern
2:30 p.m. Vietnamese Dance – Lac-Hong Performing Arts Group / Honda Blue Cavern
3:10 p.m. Laotian Music & Dance – Hmong Association of Long Beach / Honda Blue Cavern
4:00 p.m. Cambodian Dance – Khmer Arts Academy / Honda Blue Cavern
All programs subject to change and weather dependent.
Cultural Demonstrators & Exhibitors / Great Hall
Cambodian Shadow Puppets — Master Craftsman Ho Chan
Cambodian Cultural Costumes — Cambodian Association of America
Hmong (Laotian) Cultural Display — Hmong Association of Long Beach
Thai Art of Fruit and Vegetable Carving — Master Artist Ajarn Saowapa Albright
Traditional Thai Painting – Ajarn Patchara Wonprasat with Ajarn Professor Vibul Wonprasat
Indonesian Cultural Display — Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia
Cultural Display of Myanmar (Burma) — Network of Myanmar American Association
Vietnamese Cultural Display – Vietnamese Traditional Arts Development Organization
Cambodian Cultural Display – United Cambodian Community
Children’s Craft of Laos / Outside Tropical and Northern Pacific Galleries 2nd Floor
Hmong Association of Long Beach
Café Scuba Festival Menu:
Thai Chicken Curry
Spicy Chicken Satay Melt
Grilled Yellow Tail with Thai-Red Curry
Apple-Chicken Curry Salad
Thai Chicken Salad
Asian Style Pizza
Heritage Award Presentation / Honda Blue Cavern at 12:55 p.m.
In recognition of dedicated service to Southeast Asian communities
Cambodian Health Professionals Association of America