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2019 Baltimore’s Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Event

Friday, May 31st, 2019
5 PM – 9 PM


Brown Center, Maryland Institute College of Art
1301 West Mount Royal Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217
Join the BXSCC, the Baltimore-Kawasaki Sister City Committee, and the Baltimore-Changwon Sister City Committee for a unique celebration with keynote speakers, Asian traditional cultural dance and vocals, Martial Arts, and free ethnic food!

Music, dance, and art are timeless and boundless expressions of cultural traditions and celebration. Through dance, rhythms of the drum, and artistic expression, this event will transcend cultural differences through the unifying force of music and the universal visuals of dance and art.

It will celebrate the commonality of the strong traditions of the drum in Asian and African culture. The artistry of calligraphy on display will generate interesting thoughts and discussions on the origin and meaning of words, names, and their linguistic translations. Ethnic foods to be served will provide a uniquely enjoyable cross-cultural experience for the senses. Inspirational speeches by leaders with diverse cultural backgrounds will highlight the accomplishments of Asian Americans in our community.

This opportunity to gather together will lead to fulfillment of the ultimate goal of this event: to appreciate and harmonize our diversity and to celebrate the contributions of the Asian Pacific community.

For more information, please visit the Eventbrite page.

SISTER CITIES ANIMATED!

Monday, February 11th, 2019 On February 11th, Baltimore Sister Cities held an international screening of short animated films created by artists working and/or residing in Baltimore and in Baltimore’s Sister Cities. Sister Cities Animated, which featured 20 short films, was curated by award-winning animator and animation scholar Lynn Tomlinson, with help from assistant curator Safiyah Cheatam. The screening’s “Student Award” was awarded to “The Burning of the King Boat” by Xiamen Academy of Arts and Design, Fuzhou University student Kai Gao.

Baltimore Sister Cities General Meeting and Holiday Potluck

January 11th, 2019 BXSCC members joined fellow members of Baltimore Sister Cities at our annual general meeting to cast ballots on our 2018 Accomplishments, 2019 Plan, and 2019 leadership team. Holiday festivities as well as a multi-prize raffle of donated items followed.

View Baltimore Sister Cities, Inc.’s highlighted activities and events from 2018 in the slideshow below!