Au Co's Events Blog Archive

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Upcoming Event › Youth Cultural Education Day
Au Co Vietnamese Cultural Center is hosting FREE Youth Cultural Education Day. Read More ›

Past Event › Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival - 2016
You're cordially invited to attend the sixth Southeast Asian Arts & Culture Exhibition celebrating the mid-autumn harvest season! Read More ›

Past Event › Language Classes & Cultural Arts Workshops - 2016
Au Co Vietnamese Cultural Center and Southeast Asian Arts and Culture Coalitions is hosting the Five FREE Saturday Vietnamese language classes and South East Asian Summer Cultural Arts Workshops from July 9-August 16. Programs include Burmese, Cambodian, Laos, Thai, and Vietnamese. Open to the public. Read More ›

Past Event › Academic Excellence Awards - 2016
Every year the Au Co Vietnamese Cultural Center and the Academic Awards Foundation recognizes students of Vietnamese descent who have excelled academically in an annual awards ceremony. Read More ›

Past Event › Thi Ca & Sử Việt 4
Join us for a day of cultural appreciation through music and arts presented by the Au Co Vietnamese Cultural Center and Auco Productions. This rich program will include singing, dancing,folk opera excerpts, and musical performances ... Read More ›

Past Event › Vietnamese Traditional Music Workshop - 2016
VIETNAMESE TRADITIONAL MUSIC in the 21st CENTURY A BRIDGE THAT CONNECTS GENERATIONS Read More ›

Past Event › Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival 2015
On September 26th, 2015, we invite you to attend the fifth Southeast Asian Arts & Culture Exhibition celebrating the harvest season! The Exhibition helps promote and preserve the arts and culture of the Southeast Asian American communities in San Francisco, and specifically highlights the Indo-Chinese refugee communities which have a history in the Tenderloin. Read More ›

Past Event › Asian Heritage Street Celebration - 2015
Explore the museum for free as a part of this annual program held during the Asian Heritage Street Celebration. Read More ›

Past Event › Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival Report - 2014
On Saturday Sept. 6th, 2014, hundreds of families from all over the Bay Area gathered at the Tenderloin Recreation Center to celebrate the 4th Annual Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival. Hosted by the Southeast Asian Arts & Culture Coalition, this event brings together local organizations from the Cambodian, Laos, Burmese, Thai, and Vietnamese community to partake in dance, music, food sampling, and historical appreciation. Read More ›

Past Event › 40 Years Refugees Exhibition
An Exhibition to Commemorate Vietnamese Resettlement in the US. This exhibition marks the 40th anniversary of the diaspora of the Vietnamese people and refugee resettlement. It includes stories of loss, of cultural identities of different generations struggling to co-exist, and of the process of rebuilding a new life in a foreign environment. This exhibition shares the refugee experience by celebrating the progress of the Vietnamese people worldwide through photography, historical artifacts, a speaker panel, and cultural performances. Speakers will include Mr. Dieu Khuong Huu, Mr. Phu Van Bui, and Ms. My Linh Nguyen, and cultural performers include the Su Viet Zithers and Master Vu Hong Thinh. Read More ›

Past Event › Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival 2014
On September 6th, 2014, we invite you to attend the fourth Southeast Asian Arts & Culture Exhibition celebrating the harvest season! The Exhibition helps promote and preserve the arts and culture of the Southeast Asian American communities in San Francisco, and specifically highlights the Indo-Chinese refugee communities which have a history in the Tenderloin. Read More ›

Past Event › SEAACC Public Forum Summit - 2014
Join SEAACC as we discuss the cultural growth and development of the Tenderloin community. How will Southeast Asian arts and history be brought into the neighborhood, and what improvements can we expect? What educational programs are you looking for? Come share your story. Read More ›

Past Event › Asian Heritage Street Festival
Event details: “Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at the10th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in front of the Asian Art Museum, leading up to the Little Saigon District in San Francisco. Street fair goers will have the chance to learn how to cook delicious pan Asian dishes at the AHSC cooking demonstration stage located at Ellis and Larkin Streets, by celebrity chefs including Martin Yan. Read More ›

Past Event › Vietnamese Tet Lunar New Year Festival - 2014
The Lunar New Year festival is based on the Lunar Calendar that many Eastern countries have followed in the past, where the New Year begins in February. This is different than the modern Western calendar where the New Year begins on January 1st. Read More ›

Past Event › Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival Report - 2013
On the 14th of September 2013, the Southeast Asian Arts & Culture Coalition held its 3rd Annual Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival at the Tenderloin Recreation Center. The coalition comprises of a number of Bay Area organizations and its leaders representing the Burmese, Cambodian, Laotian, Thai and Vietnamese community. Read More ›

Past Event › Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival 2013
This holiday also has a huge emphasis on children. Because the summer’s harvest consisted of long hours of labor in the rice fields, it was thought that the festival helped many parents spend more time with their children and loved ones. In terms of food served at the festival, mooncakes have a cultural significance during this holiday. In ancient folklore, many believe that mooncakes were used to conceal secret messages during wartime. Mooncakes have a distinct flavor, and is made up of mainly egg yolk, lotus seeds, and ground beans. Read More ›

Past Event › Vietnamese Women in Arts & History
The roles of the Vietnamese women in arts and history. Read More ›

Past Event › Vietnamese Tet (New Year) - 2013
Vietnamese Tet Celebration in Little Saigon, San Francisco, with the main theme of "The Spring of Human Rights" Read More ›

Past Event › Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival 2012
On September 29th, 2012, we invite you to attend the fourth Southeast Asian Arts & Culture Exhibition celebrating the harvest season! The Exhibition helps promote and preserve the arts and culture of the Southeast Asian American communities in San Francisco, and specifically highlights the Indo-Chinese refugee communities which have a history in the Tenderloin. Read More ›

Past Event › Fall Concert - My Beloved Country - 2012
An outdoor concert presented by the Au Co Cultural Youth Team in the Union Square of the city of San Francisco Read More ›

Past Event › Asian Heritage Street Celebration - 2012
The 8th annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration in San Francisco Read More ›

Past Event › Vietnam Workshop Series - Part 4 - 2012
Part 4 of the Vietnam Workshop Series: "The arriving waves of refuges and the formation of the Vietnamese communities abroad." Read More ›

Past Event › Vietnam Workshop Series - Part 3 - 2012
Part 3 of the Vietnam Workshop Series: "The Vietnam War: Economy & Politics." Read More ›

Past Event › Vietnam Workshop Series - Part 2 - 2012
Part 2 of the Vietnam Workshop Series: "The Vietnam War: From 1954 to 1975." Read More ›

Past Event › Vietnam Workshop Series - Part 1 - 2012
Part 1 of the Vietnam Workshop Series: "Vietnam History: From ancient time to 1954." Read More ›