Taiwanese American Cultural Festival in New York: “Passport to Taiwan”

Date: Sunday, May 30, 2010
Time: 12 pm
Location: Union Square Park North, 17th Street & Broadway, New York
Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=147104375252

At the “Passport to Taiwan” event each year, participants can sample local delicacies from in Taiwan, observe dough figurine makers and calligraphy masters at work in the arts & crafts area, learn about various organizations and agencies, play children’s games, learn about traditional Taiwanese toys in the interactive area, fold cranes in the kids workshop area, and learn more about Taiwan and Taiwanese Americans in the exhibition area.

Since the initiation of the “Passport to Taiwan” festival in 2002, it has become the most important event for the Taiwanese American and the Mandarin Speaking community in the New York Tri-State area. The festival has since become the largest outdoor Taiwanese event in the entire United States.

Performances this year include:
The Hsu-nami
Exit Clov
Magnetic Island

For more information, visit the festival website: http://p2tw.org

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