The two-day Festival is sponsored by the Orinda Rotary, the Orinda Library and the City of Orinda. It opens at 10 am with a ribbon cutting ceremony followed immediately by the
The two-day Festival is sponsored by the Orinda Rotary, the Orinda Library and the City of Orinda. It opens at 10 am with a ribbon cutting ceremony followed immediately by the dramatic White Crane Lion Dance.
Enjoy many activities including a henna art demonstration by Mumbai makeup artist Nida Shaikh, Eden Aoba Taiko drummers, dancers from HipHop Natyam School performing Bollywood, semi-classical and Changra dances, dancers from Kulturang Philipino, Aman Mishra playing the Indian drum Tabla and an Indian fashion show. There will be artwork displayed, Japanese anime and poetry readings along with food trucks for a convenient way to grab a bite.
“We have three of our artists traveling from Taiwan as well as other Asian countries,” says Weylin Eng, President of the Orinda Rotary. “We’ll also have the Japanese Consul General and other dignitaries in attendance including State Assemblywoman Catharine Baker, Orinda Mayor Amy Worth and our local city council members,” says Eng.
Saturday, May 26th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday, May 27th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Orinda Rotary Club & Orinda LibraryWeylin Eng, President