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In celebration of "Asian Pacific American Heritage Month", the BERA Asian Pacific American Association invites you to share the following events with us!  Be sure to check this page for updates on these and other events coming soon! 

TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016

"Diverse Beauty" - A Showcase of Chinese Cultural Diversity through Dance and Music from Different Regions of China

Join us for a blast of Asian culture with music, dance, and oratory performances by local artists in this special program dedicated to the unique culture of China. Indulge your senses with the warmth of traditional Chinese folk arts to the electrifying avant-garde interpretations of this ancient art form.

This event is sponsored by the BERA Asian Pacific American Association and the BNL Diversity Office.

12:00 noon, Berkner Hall Auditorium Brookhaven National Laboratory

This event is FREE and open to the public. Government-issued identification documents, which includes a photograph, such as a passport or driver's license is required for site access for those 16 years of age and older.

For more information, please contact Joanne Beebe-Wang at bbwang@bnl.gov or Wei Chen at weichen@bnl.gov.

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TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016

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SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2015

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration

Come and join us in our celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at the Vajiradhammapadip Buddhist Temple & Thai Cultural Center at Centereach. The 8th annual celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is hosted by the Suffolk County Office Asian American Advisory Board. There will be dance, music, and vocal performances from several Asian countries, multi-cultural booths with arts and crafts displays, workshops, and of course, the lion dance with Taiko drums.   FREE from 11am to 4:30pm.

This year, Piyush Joshi, of the Superconducting Magnet Division, was nominated by the BNL APAA for an award and has been selected to be honored at this event as a distinguished Asian American professional. He will be presented with a proclamation by the Suffolk County Executive during the 5:00pm theater performance (tickets required).  Please join us at this event in congratulating Joshi for this recognition!

Vajiradhammapadip Buddhist Temple & Thai Cultural Center
110 Rustic Road, Centereach, NY
11:00am - 4:30pm - FREE ADMISSION
Ticketed Event - 5:00pm
Feature Performance by Asian Artists
     $25 donation (seats are limited, tickets required)

For more information about this event, please click here for the event home page.


The 8th Annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Celebration is organized by the Suffolk County Asian American Advisory Board, Suffolk County Office of Minority Affairs, and the Wellbrook Foundation, Inc.

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