Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today announced that he will be hosting his 11th Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival at McKinley Park on Sunday, June 9 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., located at Bay Ridge Parkway and Fort Hamilton Parkway, and is inviting the community to join in this special event held in conjunction with the national celebration of Asian American Heritage. Due to heavy rain on May 19, the celebration was postponed
The program will include ethnic dances including the Chinese Lion Dance, demonstration of Buddhist Monk Kung Fu, Malaysian dance, Burma dance and Chinese dance. A wide array of ethnic food, arts and crafts and prizes will be available as well.
Senator Golden stated, "Each year, we celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage and we celebrate the achievements and he success of this culture. Millions of Americans trace their origins to nations in the Asian/Pacific region and they enrich Brooklyn, New York and our Nation. I look forward to hosting this annual event that recognizes the many important contributions that Asian/Pacific
Americans have made to our community."
For more information on the event, contact Senator Golden’s office at (718) 238-6044.