The 37th annual event returns on July 30th, 2022 as an outdoor event in partnership with the Obon & Taiko Drumming Festival. Experience Asian cultural heritage and traditions through dance, music, foods, arts, crafts, exhibits, and more. Thank you to all the 2021 festival attendees, performers, food and marketplace vendors, nonprofit partners, volunteers, sponsors, and event organizers for making the 2021 riverfront event a spectacular “Strength in Unity” festival at Alton Baker Park.
*asterisk denotes Asian Council partnership
* May 5 – Student Haiku & Tanka Poetry Entries Deadline
Selected entries will be exhibited at the 37th annual Oregon Asian Celebration (July 30)
May is Asian American & Pacific Islander Month
* May 20 – Asian Night Market
Downtown Eugene East Park Block from 5:00-10:00 pm.
* May 27 – Eugene Ems baseball
PK Park (University of Oregon). Community Spotlight featuring Asian American Council of Oregon. Discount game tickets available at https://www.milb.com/eugene
April 1-20 – 17th Annual DisOrient Film Festival
Outstanding films including an opening and closing night festivities.
April 22 – 30th Annual Asian American Youth Leadership Conference (AAYLC)
June 24, 25, 26 – 25th Annual World Beat
Riverfront Park, Salem OR. Experience the music, dance, food and traditions of over 70 nations and cultures
* July 30 – Oregon Asian Celebration and Obon & Taiko Drumming Festival
Alton Baker Park, 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.
* August 6 – Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration.
Alton Baker Park – Read more here.
August 7 – Portland Chinese Festival
Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland, Oregon
The mission of the Asian American Council of Oregon (AACO) is to create opportunities which foster friendship and harmonious relations among all people by presenting events and activities that will stimulate a better understanding of Asian and Asian-American cultures.