The ASEANA Foundation will present the 12th ASEANA Asian Spring Festival: “Pista ng Bayan” (Country Fiesta) Philippine Festival on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The ASEANA Asian Gardens of Shreveport at 800 Texas Ave, Shreveport, La 71101. This will be a very colorful festival highlighted by the “Santa Cruzan Parade” (Holy Cross Parade) of beautiful Filipinas “Reynas” (Queens) in beautiful gowns walking under floral bloom covered arches. Learn the significance of this very popular and beautiful Philippine Tradition. A Floral Hall of Sta. Cruzan Arches will be placed in the Asian Gardens. There will be Asian food demonstration, songs, cultural dances, and exhibits set in the beautiful ASEANA Asian Gardens of Shreveport. Admission is free. Authentic Asian cuisine from food vendors will be available at cost. Crafts and other booths exhibits will be available as well.
We also have an ASEANA Asian Gardens Photo Contest. All qualified entrees will be put up on exhibit at the Asian Garden during the festival. The winner will be announced at the festival and receive a $100 grand prize.
We encourage everyone to come in their favorite Asian attire. Three “Best Asian Attire winners” will be chosen among the festival guests. All guests are encouraged to join the line dancing to learn Philippine cultural dance! The evening will be capped by a beautiful display of fireworks.