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      Council of Asian Pacific Americans

May is a BIG month for CAPA

CAPA Michigan is excited to bring you The Splendor of the East 2017 on May 13, to celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month and Mother's Day through Black-tie Dinner Gala and Cultural Show that pay tribute to festivals and cultures across Asia. Put CAPA on your calendar and join the excitement!

Saturday, May 13, 2017
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration & Networking
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Black-tie Dinner Gala
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Cultural Show
9:00pm - 10:30pm
Ford Community & Performing Arts Center
15801 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI 48126

Celebrating Asian Festivals
Cultural Show with visiting art groups Formosa Circus Art, ArtLab J and community cultural groups

Ticket Promotion
SOE VIP Package for CAPA Members by 4/21/2017: $75
Join CAPA Membership & SOE VIP Package by 4/21/2017: $100

The event will begin at 4:00 PM with a black-tie dinner gala featuring 8+ courses of Asian fusion family style dinner, including a special tribute to Mother's Day.  After dinner, the SOE cultural performance will begin at 7:30 PM, followed by the Afterglow at 9:00 PM.  Highlights of the evening include Celebrating Asian Festivals, a show that will entice your senses with both traditional and contemporary composition of artistry, and Asian Festival Calendar 2017, a round-up of all the best festivals in Asia this year.  Come join us for an evening of breathtaking entertainment and cultural enrichment that will amaze and inspire you!
The SOE 2017 production is a new collaboration between professional creative teams and community cultural groups.  CAPA has joined together with visiting groups Formosa Circus Art, ArtLab J, and our 13 selected community cultural groups (including China, India, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Polynesia, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam) to illuminate the beauty of Asian heritage.  With such a strong pool of talent performing, this year's SOE show promises to be an unforgettable experience.  

For information, please visit  CAPA or contact
CAPA President: Angela Wang Beasinger
Public Relations: Jieyu Alatchanian
SOE Chair & Production Manager: Sharon Dow

For more details about Splendor of the East Production, please contact: Sharon Dow, SOE Chair and Production Manager at

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