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Vietnamese Community Won Cultural Booth First Place at 12th Annual Asian American Celebration

May 10, 2009 By: chinhdo Category: RVA News 4 Comments →

Thanks to the creativity, dedication, and hard work by RVA volunteers, the Vietnamese Community was awarded First Prize for our cultural booth at the 2009 Annual Asian American Celebration, held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on May 9, 2009. The theme of this year’s celebration was “the Art of Asia”.

For high-resolution photos, click here. Photo credits: Chinh Do.

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RVA members at the Vietnamese Cultural Booth

 

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RVA President Cuong Nguyen and volunteer Ba Le in traditional ao dais

 

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Kids learned how to fold paper swans at the Vietnamese arts and crafts table

 

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Vietnamese food booth personnel greeted customers

 

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Kids watched and learned as volunteers made paper swans at the Vietnamese arts and crafts table

 

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A mother and her adopted Vietnamese daughter stopped by the Vietnamese Cultural Booth for a chat

 

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Lantern dance performed by children from Hue Quang Language Center 

 

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Dance performed by youth group from Hue Quang Language Center

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Folding paper swans was a crowd favorite

 

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A young child pretended that his brand new Vietnamese paper swan can fly

 

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Visitors lined up at the Vietnamese Food Booth to place orders

 

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RVA members and kids posing for a group picture with the newly won First Place Trophy

View many more photos in high resolution here (slide show opens in new window).