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AAPI Festival - Celebrating our AAPI Community!

AAPI Festival - Celebrating our AAPI Community! In-Person

Celebrate our Asian American Pacific Islander community at HPL's AAPI Festival!

The AAPI Festival highlights the cultural contribution of the Asian American communities to the culture and unity of America. Enjoy beautiful dance performances, bilingual storytimes, crafts, AAPI storytelling, and more.


  • 11:00AM - 11:45AM      Dance of Asian America 
  • 11:45AM - 12:00PM      Chinese Bilingual Storytime
  • 12:15PM - 12:30PM      Artist Anthony Pabillano – Fun with Papier-mâché!
  • 1:00PM -   2:00PM      AAPI Voices Collective Community Story Circle

This event is free. Social distancing and masks encouraged.

Houston Public Library is proud to partner Young Audiences of Houston, Asia Society Texas, and OCA-Greater Houston for this event.

Saturday, May 14, 2022
11:00am - 2:00pm
Time Zone:
Central Time - US & Canada (change)
Central Library, Jesse H. Jones Building
Age Group:
  Adults     All Ages     Teens (13-18 yrs)  
  Arts & Culture     Holidays & Observances     Language Learning  
Registration has closed.

Dance of Asian America: China consists of the Mainland and 56 ethnic sub-regions each with its own dance forms that directly reflect each group’s lifestyle and customs. Classical and folk dances are a precious part of China’s cultural heritage and serve as a wonderful tool for learning about its many various traditions, history, and culture.



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