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8th Annual Asian Spring Celebration in Frederick
8th Annual Asian Spring Celebration in Frederick

The following information was sent to us by Elizabeth Chung:


Luminous Lions, Bollywood Dancers, & Art Runway are just some of the Highlights

in our 2012 Lunar New Year Spectacular

Frederick, MD – On Friday, February 17th, at the Weinberg Center for the Arts, LIFE & Discovery will host its 8th Annual Asian Spring Celebration in conjunction with Lunar New Year Observance. This year the festivities feature a two part program – a Reception themed ‘A World of Splendor’ at 5:00pm and the Asian Spring Concert at 7:00pm.    

The Reception ‘A World of Splendor’ presents attendees an opportunity to enjoy an all-inclusive Asian experience via art, cuisine, crafts, and performance. Guests can choose to peruse the ‘Art Runway’ – co-presented with Frederick Arts Council, taste the delicious Hors d'oeuvres, take a picture on the ‘Emperor’s Throne’, bid on interesting silent auction items or listen to live musical recital.  Each person will also receive a unique gift bag and an entrance pass to the concert following the reception. Tickets are $100 and available online at www.lifeanddiscovery.com.

The Asian Spring Concert at 7:00pm features a diverse and talented group of artists from local area and greater Washington D.C. From Chinese zithers to Indian dancers, from Korean drummers to Burmese singers, from Hawaiian delight to Indonesian rhythm, from flying swords to rock stars, there is a slice of Asia for everyone.  Tickets for the concert are $15 for adults and $10 for age 12 and under and are available online at www.lifeanddiecovery.com and at the Weinberg Center’s box office. Participating performers include Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute, Ivy Rose Band, HULALA, Frederick Regional Youth Orchestra, Arya Dance Company, US Chinese Wushu Institute,  Whratnala USA, Burmese Ensemble and Washington Guzheng Society.

Event sponsors include Frederick Keys and Gilead.  Event partners include Frederick Arts Council, Downtown Frederick Partnership, Cake for Cause and Indian Association of Frederick. Media Sponsors include Frederick Child Magazine & Asian Fortune.  Restaurant Partners include Sumittra, Clay Oven, Viet Gourmet and China Garden. 


About LIFE & Discovery

LIFE & Discovery, Inc. has been the premier non-profit community agency targeting Asian and minority families, providing a range of free services to Frederick County residents in need including health and human services, education and enrichment resources. Additional information can be found atwww.lifeanddiscovery.com




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