Welcome the Year of the Snake in San Antonio with the 26th Annual Asian Festival
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San Antonio’s Institute of Texan Cultures celebrates the year of the snake with the 26th annual Asian Festival this Saturday, February 16, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Celebrating the many Asian cultures that have settled this region, this family friendly event features music, cultural performances, food, fashion, crafts and more.

Some 15 vendors will offer Japanese, Korean, Thai, Laotian, Philippine and other delectable cuisines. Guests can enjoy traditional Asian dance and musical performances on three separate stages; multicultural cooking demonstrations, henna painting and palm reading; plus, craft sales including clothing, artworks, dolls, silk items and other gifts. In addition to food, music and lectures, guests can learn how to play Mahjong or observe the art of Kamishibai, a type of storytelling using puppets and real-time illustration.

Adult admission is $8 advance, $10 at the gate. Child (6-12) admission is $5 at the gate or in advance. Children five and under are free. For more information on the Asian Festival, advance tickets, and the Institute of Texan Cultures, visit www.TexanCultures.com or call 210-458-2300. To learn more about San Antonio’s many exciting events, explore www.visitsanantonio.com.
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