Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews and Cambodia Town, Inc, will co-host the 9th Annual Cambodia Town Culture Festival on Sunday, from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, April 2, 2017, at Mark Twain Neighborhood Library, 1401 E. Anaheim Street, Long Beach, CA.
Join Councilman Andrews and the Cambodian community as they celebrate the affluent traditions of Cambodia and ring in the Cambodian New Year, Year of the Monkey. The open air festival will have hands-on demonstrations of a variety of art forms from Cambodia’s rich and ancient culture. Local Cambodian artisans and culture bearers will share their expertise through interactive demonstrations. “This is one of my favorite events in the City of Long Beach”, said Councilman Dee Andrews. “It offers a window into the magnificent culture that makes the Cambodian community so vibrant and respected”, continued Councilman Andrews.
Among the arts and cultural exhibits on display will be Cambodian classical dance and costuming, drawing, shadow puppets, music, musical instruments, textiles, dressmaking, weddings, gardening, and cooking.
The cultural festival is co-sponsored by Long Beach Councilmember Dee Andrews, Cambodia Town, Inc. Edison International, Midtown Business Improvement District and Cambodian Coordinating Council, and supported in part by grants from the Arts Council for Long Beach, City of Long Beach, and Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn. The event is free and open to the public.