CelebrAsian 2014: 12th Annual Asian Heritage Festival 

Saturday May 31, 2014 - 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

State Capitol Complex - East Campus - Des Moines, IA


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CelebrAsian has had a long tradition of showcasing and representing the different Asian and Asian-American communities and cultures present in the State of Iowa. Each community is organized as a "Village" and showcases indigenous foods, culture, history, arts and crafts, and sports. CelebrAsian is a one-day event that is free to the public.

Cooking Demonstration Recipes

Chinese Pot Stickers

Filipino Ginataang Bilo - Bilo (Dessert)

Indian Garbanzo Beans or Chickpeas

Japanese Sushi Rolls

Korean Grilled Spicy Pork Pa Jun "Tacos" with Apple Kimchi

Taidam Spring Rolls

Thai Tom Ka Gai (Chicken Soup with Coconut Milk)

Vietnamese Banh Mi Nem Nuong (Baguette Sanswich with Grilled Turkey Patties)

Winners of the 2014 CelebrAsian Table Tennis Tournament:

Advanced:  Intermediate:
Noi Sackpraseuth - 1st Place - $100
Jon Augspurger - 2nd Place - $75
Kevin Nabity - 3rd Place - $50
Jose Belismelis - 4th Place - $25
Yin Yu - 1st Place - $50
Kailash Kayastha - 2nd Place - $35
Dylan Garland - 3rd Place - $20
Teddy Nguyen - 4th Place - $15
Beginners: Women's:
Ismet Kunalic - 1st Place
Rohit Bartakke - 2nd Place
Digdarshan Dhonju - 3rd Place
Steve Jacobs - 4th Place
Jane Bi - 1st Place
Meike Drescher - 2nd Place
Valerie Buffard - 3rd Place
Alexis Garland - 4th Place

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