Food, Fun, Festivities at East-West Fest

HONOLULU (KHNL) - A virtual United Nations of fun, food and entertainment for the entire family will be on tap Saturday, April 14, as East-West Center students from 52 countries hold their annual East-West Fest at the Center's Hawaii Imin International Conference Center (Jefferson Hall, 1777 East West Road).

The "Unity Through Diversity" celebration is being held so the East-West Center students can show their appreciation to the Hawaii community. The Fest is open to all and runs from 1 to 6 p.m.

It features Asian and Pacific cultural performances (including a taiko drum exhibition by EWC alumnus and renowned local entertainer Kenny Endo), interactive exhibitions, games, food, and much more. Some of the cultures represented include Mongolia, Tahiti, Vietnam Korea, Okinawa, Chuuk, and Tibet.

Admission to the cultural celebration is free. Parking is available on the adjacent University of Hawaii Manoa campus for $3.

For more information please contact Krishna Subba at (808) 944-7067 or via email at