2012 Vietnamese Festival
March 24, 2012
Hosted at Discovery Green on March 24, 2012 in honor of Vua Hùng (Hùng kings), founders of Vietnam, the Hope Initiative's 2012 Vietnamese Festival aims to promote unity within the Vietnamese community while introducing Vietnamese culture to communities in the Greater Houston area.
Our objective is to blend the demure heritage with the emerging vibrant culture, showcasing Vietnamese arts, traditions, language, and customs through a unique interactive learning atmosphere. The festival presents an opportunity for high school and college students, young professionals, businesses and individuals of all ages to form lasting friendship.
My Nuon Princess Pageant: Walk among the My Nuon of ancient time, the daughters of Vua Hùng and the very definition of intelligence, compassion, beauty, and elegance.
Games and Contests: Engage in over 30 FREE, culturally inspired team games and individual contests, ranging from traditional to contemporary.
Exhibitions: Take a journey through time and distant places to visit Vietnam at its worse and finest moment, to admire the beauty of the landscape, and participate in the mundane life of Vietnamese people.
Entertainment: Straddle the alluring music of tradition and dance to the very rhythm of modern pop culture.
Food and Beverage: Experience delectable Vietnamese street food from peddlers and vendors.