Press Release

For Immediate Release – Contact Karen Bomzer, 631-754-6640   karenbomzer@aaccu.org

International Multi-Arts Festival September 18th

At Suffolk Y JCC in Commack

Commack, NY – August 27, 2016 – The Asian-American Cultural Circle of Unity invites arts lovers and multiculturalists to join them on September 18th at the Suffolk Y JCC and become transported to exotic locales,  immersed in the  music, song, dance and visual arts of a myriad of cultures at the International Multi-Arts Festival.

The program begins with a stage performance from 1-3pm featuring classical Hindustani music, traditional Asian and modern dance, an excerpt from a contemporary Broadway play, Chinese folk and traditional songs and a Thai fashion show. The second part shines the spotlight on Spain, Argentina and Cuba with a dynamic performance by professional musicians, singers and dancers.

After that the curtain comes down and the dazzling works of professional visual artists are showcased along with traditional costume displays, arts and crafts demos and a Latin Dance workshop.

The third part of the festival is the Gala Reception from 4-6pm – with delicious multinational cuisine, a children and adult costume show and live music and dance. The program ends with a stirring performance by Long Island’s most popular taiko drummers, Ryu Shu Taiko.

The Suffolk Y is located at 74 Hauppauge Road in Commack. Admission to the stage performance is a nominal $15 for the general public, $10 for seniors and students and $5 for children under 10. For the reception, tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 10. Admission to the costume displays, demos and workshops is free. For more information visit www.aaccu.org or call 631-754-6640.

The Asian-American Cultural Circle of Unity is a 501c3 nonprofit founded in 2007 to foster recognition and appreciation of the many different cultures living in the Long Island-Metro NY area by hosting live performances, workshops, festivals, exhibitions, seminars and expos and to promote participation in the creative and cultural arts among school children, teenagers and adults, helping to raise awareness that the arts speak a universal language that binds all of us together and establishes cultural unity.

AACCU is funded by private and corporate contributions as well as grants from the NY State Council on the Arts and the Suffolk County Office of Film and Cultural Affairs – administered by the Huntington Arts Council and the Greater Port Jefferson Arts Council respectively. For more information on the festival visit the website or call 631.754.6640.

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