Asian Heritage Month
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Join Portland’s Chinese garden to celebrate culture with a free admission day and a month of cultural immersion activities. – Lan Su Chinese Garden is announcing a four-week-long celebration of special cultural programs and performances starting May 6 in honor of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month. With a theme of “Celebrate Our Stories,” the Chinese garden is kicking off the celebration with a free admission day on Saturday, May 6.
Starting May 7, Lan Su will partner with more than 20 local cultural organizations to present four “Cultural Immersion Days” and invite visitors to explore the history, traditions, and arts that make up the cultural tapestry of AANHPI.
Featured events include:
- Free Admission Day (May 6, 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.): Lan Su is partnering with the anti-Asian hate community group Oregon Rises Above Hate (ORAH) to offer a Free Admission Day featuring unique cultural performances and modified garden hours.
- Cultural Immersion Days (May 7, 13, 20, 27): Each of the four immersion days highlights one or more AANHPI cultures, with a focus on unique cultural elements that are significant to their communities.
- Threading Together: Traditional Attire Exhibit (May 6-28): Threading Together is an exhibit highlighting the diverse and rich cultural heritage of different AANHPI countries around the world through their traditional clothing and attire.