Ao Dai Festival V - May 12, 2018

Celebrating Vietnamese American/Canadian Arts and Culture

Fashion by International Áo Dài Designers

Celebrating Vietnamese Arts and Culture

Visions of the next generation of art, design, and culture

The premier of Hội Trùng Dương

Honoring the Past. Creating New Traditions.

The Ao Dai Festival, a multi-dimensional experience celebrating Vietnamese art and culture returns to downtown San Jose, on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Dancers and stilt walkers dressed in the traditional Ao Dai and scores of musicians and drummers ignite the festivities in a spectacular pre-show outdoor ceremony set against a tapestry of colored flags and red silk banners.

The evening dinner-show extravaganza presents “Hội Trùng Dương”


Event sponsorship also available. Read more about the history of the Ao Dai and its significance relative to the Vietnamese culture. The Fairmont San Jose, 170 South Market St., San Jose CA

Presenting “Hội Trùng Dương”

“[Ao Dai Festival] is a festival that all should enjoy and support. A truly San Jose experience.”

– Ash Kalra, California State Assemblyman

Ao Dai Festival Outdoor Event

(Free to the public)

  • Festival Ceremony
  • Featuring dozens of Ao Dai models, horn players and drummers
  • Dragon Dance Troupe
  • Ao Dai stilt walkers

Evening Event

(for ticket holders only)

  • Cocktail Reception: gourmet wine, hors d’oeuvres, and meeting all of the artists/designers
  • Designer’s Walk
  • Indoor – Dinner-Show featuring the production of Hội Trùng Dương
  • Exquisite Ao Dai  International Designers dazzle with exquisite creations from traditional to modern
  • Humanitarian Awards
  • Ao Dai Fashion Awards
  • Live Auction, and more!



Be a Part of Something BIG!

Join us as we plan and stage the largest, most celebrated Vietnamese event in San Jose!