DAAPIC Presents the 2024 AAPI Culture Fest

Published on May 01, 2024

Reclaiming and Celebrating AAPI Identity Through Art, Culture, and Community

DENVER – In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, celebrated from May 1st to May 31st  each year, the Denver Human Rights & Community PartnershipsAsian American Pacific Islander Commission (DAAPIC) is proud to present the 2024 AAPI Culture Fest, bringing together the diverse cultural heritage and creativity of some of Colorado’s AAPI community.

The 2024 AAPI Culture Fest aims to foster connection and dialogue while honoring the stories, struggles, and triumphs of the AAPI community. This FREE one-day event will be held on May 11th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Denver McNichols Civic Center Building at 144 W Colfax Ave. Denver, CO. 80202. Art exhibits where artists explore themes of identity, belonging, and cultural pride through textiles, sculptures, crafts, and more, a vibrant cultural marketplace with a mosaic of traditions from Vietnamese, Hmong, Filipino, Korean, Mongolian, Japanese, Chinese, Thai, and Pacific Islander cultures, and several AAPI businesses and nonprofit organizations will connect visitors with the diverse culture and rich history of our AAPI community.

"We at the Denver Asian American Pacific Islander Commission are excited to welcome our community and celebrate together the diverse AAPI heritage and culture." – Jory Zhang, Chair. “We extend our heartfelt thanks to our partners at the Bonfils Stanton FoundationDenver Arts & Venues, The Colorado Health Foundation, Civic Center Conservancy, and Denver7 for helping us make this event a reality. And we hope this is the first of many more to come.”

For more information, visit www.aapiculturefest.com or email Vivian Norman at Vivian.Norman@FACCorg.onmicrosoft.com. For any questions and requests, you can also email HRCP at hrcppio@denvergov.org.

Remember, it is your right to access oral or written language assistance, sign language interpretation, real-time captioning via CART, or disability-related accommodations. To request any of these services at no cost to you, please contact HRCP at hrcppio@denvergov.org with three business days’ notice.

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About HRCP’s Denver Asian American Pacific Islander Commission: (DAAPIC)serves as a support liaison and facilitator between the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in Denver, the Agency for Human Rights and Community Partnerships and the office of the Mayor of Denver.

Further, it is the Commission's objective to act as a catalyst, educator, and collective voice, respond to issues and/or advocate based on community assessment of need, and create awareness and visibility of the Asian American Pacific Islander community.