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SEAACC Public Forum Summit - 2014

Blog 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 ›

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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 ›

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Vietnamese Tet Lunar New Year Festival - 2014

Blog 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 ›

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Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival Report - 2013

Blog 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 ›

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Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival 2013

Blog 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 ›