Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Weekend at the LA County Fair at the Fairplex in Pomona, CA 5/21 & 5/22 (Discounted Tix Here)

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a period that is used to recognize the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. Come join us for a tribute to AAPI excellence at THE COMMUNITY STAGE inside the fair from 1-7P featuring:

  • Live culture & musical performances
  • Live cultural dance performances
  • Featured DJs
  • AAPI Cultural Organization Informational Bootha
  • Food vendors & more!

Visit www.lacountyfair.com/api to get discounted tickets for family & friends! Only $10 for adults and $8 for kids with the password code API2022. Ticket admission gets free access to all the performances as well as entrance to the fair where you can enjoy yummy food, fun games, rides & everything the LA County Fair has to offer! The fair is open on the weeekends from 11A-11P.

SATURDAY 5/21 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE: (The Community Stage)

1-145PHalau Hula a Kawika laua o Leinani aka Da Hula StudioHawaiian & Polynesian Hula Dance Under the Direction Of Kumu Kawika and Leinani Viloria
2-230PAdvance Martial Arts AcademyChinese Martial Arts & Kung Fu
230-3PViet Cam DanceVietnamese Traditional Dance
3-345PKishin DaikoJapanese Taiko Drums
4-430PLan Nartthasin Thai Dance Group L.AThai Cultural Dance
5-530PLA Bollywood EntertainmentBollywood dance set combining different Indian styles like folk, classical & contemporary.
530-7PUrbanAsian ft. DJ UpsideDown, Peter Madana & Happy SinghIndian punjabi, bhangra & Hip Hop DJ sets & musical performance, curated by UrbanAsian, #1 SouthAsian entertainment website.

SUNDAY 5/22 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE: (The Community Stage)

1-145PKAYPAKorean American Youth Performing Artists
2-245PMatsutoyo Kai MinyoJapanese Folk Music & Dance Group
3-345PSamahan DanceFilipino Cultural Dance
4-445PIsland Block Party ft. Hālau Na Pua LehuaPolynesian Dance Group ft Hawaiian, Maori, Tahitian, Tongan & Samoan dances, hosted by leading Islander entertainment platform, Island Block Ent.
5-545PWEL-JVG USA Steam CenterVarious Chinese cultural performances.
6-7PRooted Band All Asian American youth band.

Featured AAPI Informational Organizational Booths:

FilAm ARTSOrganization to advancing Filipino-American artists and culture.
Korean Cultural Center, Los AngelesOrganization dedicated to expanding knowledge of Korea.
Rowland Heights Chinese AssociationOrganization focused on promoting Chinese-American multicultural heritages & maintaining unity in the community
SoCal Pacific Islander COVID-19 Response TeamOrganization providing health related information & support to the NHPI community.

See below map and onsite to locate THE COMMUNITY STAGE by the Yellow Gate entrance and food vendors!

Visit www.lacountyfair.com/api to get discounted tickets for family & friends! Only $10 for adults and $8 for kids. Only $10 for adults and $8 for kids with the password code API2022. Ticket admission gets free access to all the performances as well as entrance to the fair where you can enjoy yummy food, fun games, rides & everything the LA County Fair has to offer! The weekend hours of the fair is 11A-11P.

www.lacountyfair.com

You’ll also get to enjoy an indie music festival called NEXTFEST LA throughout all of May with LIVE performances on various stages throughout the fair. On Saturday May 7, MYX will curate THE LAGOON STAGE with a group of talented FilAm artists and DJs performing on the MYXtape stage like AJ Rafael, Nieman, LARRENWONG, Nievera, Nico Blitz & DJ KZA. Hosted by Nico Blitz & Jackie Ramirez of the MEXIPINO Podcast.

http://www.nextfestla..com

Saturday May 7, 2022 NEXTFEST MYXtape Schedule:

3PDJ KZA (DJ Set)DJ KZA is an open format DJ and multimedia artist from San Diego, CA that is known for his popular Twitch livestream shows. He has DJ’d in venues across the West Coast like Arena K-Town in Los Angeles/San Francisco, Rebfest in Las Vegas and Beachhouse in San Diego.
330PNieveraNievera is a critically acclaimed singer/songwriter/producer/musician originally from the Philippines.  He moved to California to work with other artists and to share his music with a new, international audience. Watch the live performance of “Home” above and the music video below:
5PDJ KZA (DJ Set)
530PLARRENWONGLARRENWONG is a self-taught vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and songwriter from Union City, CA. The child of a Filipino immigrant mother and African-American father, Larren has a diverse, rich ethnic history. His grandfather, a big band jazz leader and flautist in the New York Philharmonic was an early musical role model for Larren, despite being hard to impress.
7PNico Blitz (DJ Set)Virally known on TikTok and Twitch, Nico Blitz is a sought after DJ, host, & events producer.  Nico is the founder of the “Yee The Party” series and the “Nico Blitz” Podcast, airing weekly on YouTube & MYX, interviewing artists like Rich Brian, MBNel, Phil Tayag (Swagpitt), SoSuperSam, P-Lo & more. He also co-hosts the popular MEXIPINO podcast, breaking Boundaries in the Mexican and Filipino American cultures with co-host Jackie Ramirez. In his spare time, he is the radio producer for the nationally syndicated radio show The Bootleg Kev, and is the Co-Founder of the SARI NOT SARI campaign, that helped raised money for victims of the recent typhoons in the Philippines.
730PNiemanNIEMAN is an R&B/Pop singer/songwriter based out of Los Angeles County. With millions of streams on Spotify, Nieman’s music captures his unique blend of classic RnB storytelling with an Alt-Pop sound. His single “Why Do I Still?,” from his second E.P. , “Palette,” was featured on the top 10 on Spotify U.S. Viral 50 Charts, making an appearance on Billboard.com.
9P AJ RafaelAJ Rafael is a popular singer/songwriter & content creator with over 1M subscribers on YouTube, and over 600,000 followers on TikTok. AJ was recognized as aFil-Am Game Changer by the City of Los Angeles in 2017. His debut album, Red Roses, charted on Billboard and at #4 on the Pop iTunes Charts. AJ is also active in the theatre world, working with renowned companies such as East West Players and American Repertory Theatre
930PNico Blitz (DJ Set)

See highlight video from the last 626 MYXtape below:

Don’t miss out on the biggest fair of the summer, get your tickets NOW at www.lacountyfair.com.

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