Nina Sophia Mojares performed at Asian & Pacific Heritage Festival 2011 in Union Square Park. Her performance was amazing. She is only 12 years old!
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The other members of the group include
- Genna Rae Basalatan
- Jill Lugtu
- Gabriel Basalatan
- Morgan Taylor Lopez
- Mattie Lopez
About the Event
The 32nd Annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Festival was held on May 8, 2011 at Union Square Park from noon to 6 PM. Organized by Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans (CAPA) since 1979, this annual festival is the longest running and largest event celebrating Pan Asian heritage on the east coast. This year's festival is themed around the journey that Asian Pacific American ancestors have taken to bring us to this moment that celebrates not only the value of families but also our heritage that make us proud to be Asian Pacific Americans.
More than 20,000 visitors are expected for an impressive line-up of performances, fun activities for children and adults alike, and savory samples of Asian cuisine. Numerous Asian American organizations will be present to inform visitors about useful services, volunteer opportunities, and resources to get involved in the community.
The executive director of Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans is Stephen Chen.
- Special appearances by Mr. John Liu, Comptroller, City of New York and Council Member Margaret Chin
- Emcess by Ti-Hua Chang, Richard Lui, CeFann Kim, Michelle Yu, Kelly Tsai, and Jen Kwok
- Music performances by the Hsu-nami, PaperDoll, Reni Mimura, Nina Sophia Mojares, 'Nuf Said' band and Dana Leong ft. Le Zhang.
- Dance presentations by Polynesian Dance, Bollywood Axion Dance, New York Chinese Cultural Center, and Yosakai Dance
- Martial arts demonstrations by the Chinese Freemasons Athletic Club, Kyakkokan Dojo, Blue Dragon TKD Demo Team, World Martial Arts Center, Asian United Sports Club, Moy Ving Tsung, City Wing Tsun Kung Fu and Gao's Kung Fu Academy.
- Japanese tradition by Soh Daiko, critically acclaimed taiko group, specializing in Japanese drumming technique and other unique instruments. Also performing will be Kaoru Watanabe Taiko Center and Taikoza.
- Asian Traditional folk arts presentation by Rose Sigal-Ibsen, Kavita Vyas, Ye Xun, Jampa Youden, Doung Trung, and Ming Liang Lu.
- Magic show by Rich Kameda
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