This Weekend: San Francisco’s Taiwanese American Cultural Festival

taiwansfEach year in May, the Taiwanese American Federation of Northern California hosts the San Francisco Taiwanese American Cultural Festival in Union Square. Participants can watch performances by cultural groups from Taiwan and local Taiwanese American musicians, eat Taiwanese snacks, watch masters at work in the arts & crafts area, sample traditional Taiwanese tea, and learn more about Taiwan.

Last year, 5000 participants came to the Taiwanese American Cultural Festival. Ten Drums from Taiwan as well as local Taiwanese Americans musicians performed on stage. Members of the North American Taiwanese Women’s Association shared the traditions of Taiwanese tea. Popular Taiwanese snacks such as cotton candy and shaved ice were sold at the event.

Union Square, San Francisco
Saturday, May 9th
10AM – 6PM
Event details here

“Join us that day with performances by an aboriginal tribe and Hakka performers, all coming directly from Taiwan.  We will also have performances by local Taiwanese American musicians.

And finally, don’t forget to stop by to get some of the famed Taiwanese snacks and drinks!”

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About John

I'm a Taiwanese-American and was born & raised in Western Massachusetts, went to college in upstate New York, worked in Connecticut, went to grad school in North Carolina and then moved out to the Bay Area in 1999 and have been living here ever since - love the weather and almost everything about the area (except the high cost of housing...)
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