Entertainment-2015

Here’s the line up for the 2015 festival. See below for more details and videos.

12:00pm – Opening Ceremony
12:15pm – Reno Anoa’i
12:30pm – Charlie Victoria
1:00pm – Hai Yan Jackson Chinese Dance
2:00pm – Academy of Villains
2:15pm – Silver Dragon Cultural Association
3:00pm – Crywolffs
4:00pm – Line Dancing with V. Allen L. Isidro


12:15pm – Reno Anoa’i

Have you heard of American Idol ??? At this point, who hasn’t right? Well, we’re proud to announce we’ll have American Idol 2015 competitor Reno Anoa’i performing at our festival THIS SATURDAY, May 9 right after our opening ceremony that is set to start at 12pm.

Reno was on this year’s American Idol representing Daly City. He’s performed in numerous festivals and of course, on television! Don’t miss him live!!

 

12:30pm – Charlie Victoria

27 year old musician / artist / performer. Currently performing shows at aloft hotel and great open mics like Friday Night Knock Outs. Follow him @charlievmusic
…introducing….Charlie Victoria!

 

1:00pm – Hai Yan Jackson Chinese Dance
Artistic Director Hai Yan Jackson trained in Ballet and Classical Folk Dance at the Sichuan Dance Academy in Chengdu, China. After graduation, she worked at the Sichuan Opera & Dance Company. Since 2000 she has been teaching and planning choreography over all Bay Area. In 2004 she planned the choreography and danced in the Leida Productions production of “EL AMOR BRUJO”. From 2007 to 2009 Hai Yan Jackson Dance Company performed for “”Spring Dance Inspiration at Fort Mason Center. In 2010 Hai Yan Jackson Chinese Dance performed at the popular show case 32nd Annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival., in 2011 to 2014 Hai Yan planned collaborated with Stanford University Chinese Dance presentation “Dancing Colors of Spring” at Herbst Theatre S.F, Jewish Community Center and San Francisco State University Mckenna Theatre. In 2012 Hai Yan Jackson Chinese Dance Company joined Global Chinese Dance Talent Competition in Shenzhen China, won the outstanding performance award. Since 2006 to present Hai Yan has taught Chinese Dance at Alonzo King Lines Dance Center in San Francisco, now is an Alonzo King Lines Ballet employee, also is a Stanford University Chinese Dance guest teacher. In 2013, in S.F City Hall Hai Yan received a Special Commendation Award for her dedicated services in many community events. She has had numerous guest performances and choreographed throughout China and the Bay Area.

Hai Yan Jackson Chinese Dance Company was established in 2007 to promote the development, advancement, and appreciation of Chinese dance and culture in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Hai Yan Jackson Dance repertoire displays a wide range, from beginning to advanced level training Chinese Classical and Folk dance styles, ethnic dance, along with adaptations of Ballet and Modern Jazz are displayed concurrently with thought provoking contemporary work.

 

2:00pm – Academy of Villains
Academy of Villains featured on America’s Got Talent, So You Think You Can Dance, Fake Off (TruTV) Airs on May 6, 2015, and Hip Hop International Champions

2:15pm – Silver Dragon Cultural Association

Providing demonstrations. We are a non-profit group which is starting an after-school martial arts program for the Daly City area. We are currently taking pre-registration for the Fall. Our program is called Club Dragon and will provide martial arts training, homework assistance and enrichment activities.

 

3:00pm – Crywolffs
CryWolffs Violin is an electric violinist from San Mateo, California. He started learning violin at the age of four and has now melded his classical training with his love of popular music. He has performed on stages up and down the West Coast and has performed for ABS-CBN, MYX TV, and was a competitor in the Asian American Competition, Kollaboration SF.

 

4:00pm – Line Dancing with V. Allen L. Isidro
Line dancing is for fun and for low-impact exercise. We are open to all ages that enjoy dancing! Get lively, move with confidence, and stay fit while having fun with or without a partner. Learn the various forms of American line dancing from slides and vines, country line, flowing waltz, boogie, cha cha, tango, rumba, foxtrot, salsa, mambo, bachata, hip hop, jive, and more. Join us at the main stage for audience participation with quick easy lessons!

 


 

If you’d like to perform at the Asian American Cultural Festival 2015, please e-mail Melody Ybona Gawliu at:

melody @overthefog.com

 

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