Senator Golden To Lead Asian Pacific Heritage Festival

Martin J. Golden

May 09, 2006

State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today announced that he will be hosting his 4th Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival at McKinley Park on Sunday, May 21, 2006, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The program will include ethnic dances including the Chinese Lion Dance, the Peacock Dance, and the Korean Fan Dance. The event will feature a demonstration of Buddist Monk Kung Fu as well as a Hand Puppet Show. A wide array of food, arts and crafts and prizes will be available as well.

Senator Golden stated, "It gives me great pleasure to invite the community and the neighborhood to participate in my 4th Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival to celebrate many cultures and different ethnic groups. For the past 100 years, Asian Americans have been very much a part of Brooklyn life, and in appreciation of their contributions to our City, our State and our Nation, we will come together in one of Brooklyn’s most beautiful parks for an enjoyable afternoon."