6th Knox Asian Festival
The 6th annual Knox Asian Festival is planned for August 25, 2019 from11AM - 8PM. Similar to past events, the 2019 Asian Festival will feature authentic traditional food vendors representing Asian countries such as Thailand, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, India, Bangladesh, Korea, China, Japan, Philippines, and Vietnam.
We are especially proud of the featured performance art that includes traditional Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Thai, Indian, and Philippine dance. Balinese Indonesia dance called Tari Condong. We also showcase various martial arts demonstrations, K-Pop and J-Pop performances, Chinese Acrobat and Opera from NY & Las Vegas, a bonsai exhibition, a cosplay contest, Japanese tea ceremony, Flower arrangement and Japanese drummers from Disney World. Many of our artists travel to Knoxville from different US cities and from various Asian countries to participate in the Festival. 1,250 seats will be available under the roof for the big stage performances.
The Asian Festival also includes a strong educational component. We recently implemented “Asian World,” where our young visitors & family travel through various booths that are named for Asian cultural interactive activities and feature traditional foods and art for each one. Everybody will receive a stamp in their Festival passport for each cultural booth visited. Children are encouraged to visit all cultural booths to learn about the diversity of cultural traditions.
As a new project, we will host Business Seminar on Aug 23rd 1PM at Knox Chamber, Asian Film Festival on Aug 24th 10AM -4PM. Registration is required online.
Bring your own bathing suit for water fountain. We also have Thailand New year cerebration water gun fight.