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Twelfth Annual Autumn Festival Brings Magic and Beauty of the Fall Season to Aquarium of the Pacific

Celebrate the arts, cuisines, and cultures of China, Japan, Korea, and the Philippines on November 9-10, 2013, at the Aquarium

A Celebration of Asian Culture Delve into the arts, cuisines, cultures, and marine environments of Asia during the Aquarium of the Pacific’s twelfth annual Autumn Festival. (www.aquariumofpacific.org)

A Celebration of Asian Culture
Delve into the arts, cuisines, cultures, and marine environments of Asia during the Aquarium of the Pacific’s twelfth annual Autumn Festival. (www.aquariumofpacific.org)

WHAT: In China, people celebrate the Moon Festival. In Japan, regional harvest festivals, or matsuri, are held. Chuseok is the traditional Korean fall festival. Celebrate the magic of fall through the arts, cuisines, and cultures of China, Japan, Korea, and the Philippines during the Aquarium of the Pacific’s eleventh annual Autumn Festival. Held Saturday and Sunday, November 9-10, 2013, this festival offers a weekend of diverse learning opportunities and family entertainment.

The festival will feature live music and dance performances, cultural arts exhibits, and crafts. Throughout the weekend artisans and other vendors will be displaying and selling their works. Various ethnic entrees will also be available for purchase.

WHERE: Saturday & Sunday, November 9-10, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

WHERE: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802

INFO: (562) 590-3100 or www.aquariumofpacific.org

COST: Autumn Festival is included with general admission—$25.95 adult (12+), $22.95 senior (62+), $14.95 child (3-11), and free for children under age 3 and Aquarium members

AQUARIUM: The Aquarium of the Pacific, a nonprofit institution, is dedicated to an aquarium dedicated to conserving and building natural capital (nature and nature’s services) by building social capital (the interactions between and among peoples). Beyond its animal exhibits, the Aquarium offers educational programs for people of all ages from hands-on activities to lectures by leading scientists. It is a community gathering place where diverse cultures and the arts are celebrated and a place where important topics facing our planet and our ocean are explored by scientists, policy-makers, and stakeholders in the search for sustainable solutions.

Autumn Festival - A celebration of Asian Culture (photo courtesy of www.dropbox.com)

Autumn Festival – A celebration of Asian Culture (photo courtesy of www.dropbox.com)

Autumn Festival - A celebration of Asian Culture (photo courtesy of www.dropbox.com)

Autumn Festival – A celebration of Asian Culture (photo courtesy of www.dropbox.com)

Autumn Festival - A celebration of Asian Culture (photo courtesy of www.dropbox.com)

Autumn Festival – A celebration of Asian Culture (photo courtesy of www.dropbox.com)

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