Saturday, April 27, 2013

“LOOKING BACK, MOVING FORWARD” - Asian Pacific Islander Americans Celebrate Heritage Month At Fairfax County Government Center, Saturday May 4, 2013

For Immediate Release                                                                     
Contact: Genie Nguyen
April 23, 2013                                                                                    

Asian Pacific Islander Americans Celebrate Heritage Month with
Event At Fairfax County Government Center, Saturday May 4, 2013
“The United States is a Pacific nation” – President Obama

Fairfax, Virginia – On Saturday May 4, Asian Pacific Islander Americans invite all to join them in “Looking Back, Moving Forward” to celebrate Asian American Heritage Month, being observed nationwide during the month of May. The event is being hosted by a coalition of many organizations from APIA communities, whose leaders would review their past, treasure their heritage, and present their forward vision. Attendees will experience different cultures, enjoy exquisite arts, and taste delicious food, all come free as a special tribute to Fairfax County high value of diversity.

Venue:             Fairfax County Government Center
12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035
Date:               Saturday, May 4, 2013
Time:               10:00 am – 02:00 pm

Event is free and open to the public. Free parking available for all.
RSVP is required at

As President Obama has reminded us, that “The United States is a Pacific nation”, it is time for all to share the rich Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage.

Let’s look back, and let’s move forward!


Hosted by Voice of Vietnamese Americans and Voice of Asian Americans, in collaboration with APIAVote, Mid-Atlantic Union of Vietnamese Student Associations, Vietnamese Youth Leadership Conference, National Congress of Vietnamese Americans, Vietnamese Literacy and Artistic Club, Virginia Asian American Chamber of Commerce, Virginia Asian Foundation, Vietnamese Language School St Michael & Vietnamese Children of Washington D.C., Association of Vietnamese Mothers, and the participation of the Communities of Bangladeshi Americans, Cambodian Americans, Chinese Americans, Filipino Americans, Hmong Americans, Indian Americans, Indonesian Americans, Japanese Americans, Korean Americans, Laotian Americans, Mongolian Americans, Taiwanese Americans, Thai Americans, Tibetan Americans, Vietnamese Americans.

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