Every year there are many Asian celebrations with roots from South Stockton, each featuring a distinct culture – the Chinese New Year Parade and Festival, the Cambodian New Year Celebration, the Obon Festival, the Barrio Fiesta, Hmong New Year to name a few.
This Saturday, June 6, the cultures come together in an Asian Pacific American Heritage Celebration known as Hand in Hand which is a collaboration between the Central Valley Asian American Chamber of Commerce (CVACC) and the Haggin Museum. The event takes place at the Haggin starting at 12:30 pm. See the schedule below:
12:30 pm – Stockton Bukkyo Taiko
1 pm – Welcome messages
1:15 pm – Pacific Islander Dance Performance (Te Ihi O Te Ara Nui)
1:30 pm – Chinese Cinderella Theater Performance (Red Dragon Youth Theater/Edison High School Chinese Club)
2 pm – Hmong Dance Group (Hmong International Culture Institute)