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AsiaFest 2022 | Asian society

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Program

Saturday, June 11, 2022
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Eat, learn and play at the annual Asia Society Texas festival!

Ten years ago, the Asia Society Texas Center opened its doors to the public. Join us in celebrating our 10th anniversary with performances, arts and crafts, cooking, live demonstrations and more at AsiaFest!

Embark on an adventure across Asia, using our passport to explore the traditions, cultures and food of different regions! Interact with a dragon boat exhibit on our lawn, visit the Asia Society Texas exhibit Making a Home: Artists and Immigrationand enjoy one of our shows featuring music and dance from all over Asia!

This event is free and open to the public; RSVPs are requested for planning purposes. Theater performances are chargeable: $5 for members, $10 for non-members.

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Paid shows

11 a.m. – Music and Dance

with Anjali dance group* (India), Asian American Dance (China), New Moon Gamelan* (Indonesia), Iranian Cultural Foundation (Iran)

12:30 p.m. – Music and Dance

with Anjali dance group* (India), Asian American Dance (China), New Moon Gamelan* (Indonesia), Iranian Cultural Foundation (Iran)

2:30 p.m. – Music and Dance

with Han Narea (Korea), Industry Arts Council (Pakistan), Filipino Young Professionals (Philippines), Persian Dance (Iran) by Natasha Dungor and Mahtab Dastur, presented by the Houston Zoroastrian Association

4:00 p.m. – Music and dancing

with Han Narea (Korea), Industry Arts Council (Pakistan), Filipino Young Professionals (Philippines), Persian Dance (Iran) by Natasha Dungor and Mahtab Dastur, presented by the Houston Zoroastrian Association

* performed at the opening of the Asia Society Texas Center in 2012


FREE admission to the exhibition during AsiaFest

In Making a Home: Artists and Immigrationfeatured artists Phung Huynh, Beili Liu, Tuan Andrew Nguyenand Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya focus on individual and lived experiences of immigration through paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures and installations.
On view until July 3, 2022


Suppliers and partners

Food and drink

At Aleng Nina’s and Ooh Mami Grandpa | The custard box | dumpling house | magic cut | A Dim Sum | Reza Persian Grill

food trucks

Bad Chx Hot Chicken | It’s a Wrap

Activities for all ages


Information on the day of

Parking and Directions

Paid parking is available on the grounds of the Asia Society Texas, across Southmore Boulevard from the building. Entrances are located on Caroline Street and Austin Street.

For more details on how to get to the Museum Quarter – including the metro, taxis and more parking options – please visit the Houston Museum District website.

Festival schedule

In progress Arts and crafts activities At the top
Downstairs
In progress Exhibition and demonstration of dragon boats Outside
11 a.m. Music and dance (paying show) Downstairs (theater)
12:30 p.m. Music and dance (paying show) Downstairs (theater)
2:30 p.m. Music and dance (paying show) Downstairs (theater)
4 p.m. Music and dance (paying show) Downstairs (theater)
4:30 p.m. lion dance Outside

About AsiaFest

AsiaFest is the Asia Society Texas Center’s annual free community festival showcasing the vibrancy of Asian culture, creativity and cuisine in Houston. Since 2015, guests join us every year for an international bazaar, performances, arts and crafts, fusion cuisine, live demonstrations, and more.

Past events

2021: Highlights | Details
2020: Passage Magazine
2019: Highlights | Details
2018: Details
2017: Highlights | Details
2016: Highlights | Details


Sponsorship and support

AsiaFest Sponsor

Presentation Program Partner


About Asia Society Texas

Asia Society Texas believes in the strength and beauty of diversity of perspectives and people. As an educational institution, we advance cultural exchange by celebrating Asia’s vibrant diversity, inspiring empathy, and fostering a better understanding of our interconnected world. Covering the fields of arts, business, culture, education and politics, our programming is rooted in the educational and cultural development of our community – trusting in the power of art, dialogue and ideas to fight prejudice and build a more inclusive society.