A Celebration of Vietnamese Art and Culture
Against a tapestry of colored flags and red silks, one hundred dancers dressed in the Vietnamese Ao Dai will dance to the drumbeats of forty drummers in front of the Fairmont Hotel San Jose, California on Sunday, May 4, 2014, marking the opening of the 2014 Ao Dai Vietnamese Cultural Festival.
The event is hosted by the Friends of Hue Foundation. All festival proceeds benefit the FHF Children Shelter located in Hue, Vietnam http://www.friendsofhue.org/.
Designers from Vietnam and the Greater Bay Area are invited to celebrate Vietnamese visual arts, language and energy. The event is designed to promote the beauty and grace of Vietnamese women. This family-friendly event will be a stunning visual feast appealing to everyone who appreciates beauty, fashion and cultural diversity.
The Festival includes:
- Fashion Show of exquisite Ao Dai – International Designers dazzle with exquisite creations from traditional to modern
- Music performed by Emmy Award Winner Vanessa Vo
- Fine Art Exhibition, including a diverse collection of California Vietnamese Artists
- Humanitarian Awards
- Ao Dai Fashion Awards
- Gourmet Five Course Asian Cuisine Dinner with Wine
- Face and Hand Painting
- Live Auction, and more!
View the Program of Events for all the details.
Join us for this exciting event on Sunday, May 4, 2014.
Event sponsorship also available.
Read more about the history of the Ao Dai and its significance relative to Vietnamese culture.
The Fairmont San Jose, 170 South Market St., San Jose CA Location Map