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Asian Culture

Ways to engage with Asian American culture in Grand Rapids

by (Jennalyn Stull)

Submitted 11-02-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids is home to many experiences, though one of the most prominent is that of the Asian American experience. As early as the 70s, Grand Rapids has been growing a steady Asian population, and today, people identifying as Asian make up more...

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Grand Rapids welcomes the Lunar New Year with fun, festivities

by (Queenofgr)

Submitted 02-05-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

If you thought a glittery ball drop and a countdown to midnight complete with bubbly and kisses was an exciting way to ring in the New Year, prepare yourself for something even more exhilarating. Firecrackers, festive food, cultural performances,...

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Grand Rapids' first annual Asian Festival debuts in summer 2017

by (Queenofgr)

Submitted 03-07-2017 under NEWS

The two most common responses when talking about the Grand Rapids Asian Festival have been, “I didn’t know we had an Asian Festival” and, “Don’t we already have an Asian Festival?” The answer is: We don’t....

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