Rowland Unified School District

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Asian Cultural Night Feb. 18 at Blandford Elementary



Celebration of Food, Cultural Crafts & Dances for School Families


ROWLAND HEIGHTS, CA – FEBRUARY 9, 2010 – Teachers and PTA parents from Blandford Elementary are preparing for the school’s annual Asian Cultural Night on Thursday, February 18 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. The school-wide event will expand this year to include not only Chinese, Japanese and Korean cultural activities and displays, but will also showcase Filipino, and Indian Cultures.

            Families will enjoy a variety of displays, demonstrations, and cultural activities, such as a Lion Dance from the Northern Shaolim King Fu team, a Korean Fan Dance by Blandford students Mina and Jamie Chang, along with a fun, hybrid “Hip Hop Tai Chi” instruction with actor Peter Kwong, who has appeared in such movies as “Big Trouble in Little China” and “The Golden Child.” Other family activities will include Korean Tae Kwon Do, an Indian rangoli craft, Japanese origami and paper doll making, Chinese tiger mask and red envelope lantern crafts, and more.

            A dinner fundraiser, show and raffle will take place from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Dinner will include Korean BBQ Beef, fried rice, dumpling and sushi for $5.

            The school is actively seeking donations and raffle prizes from the local Asian community. For more information on how you can donate, please contact Blandford Elementary School PTA President Kimo Morris at (626)965-3410.

            Blandford Elementary is located at 2601 S. Blandford Drive in Rowland Heights. For further event information, please call the school at (626) 965-3410.


The Rowland Unified School District is proud to serve 17,500 students at 23 elementary and secondary schools in the communities of Rowland Heights, Walnut, La Puente, City of Industry, and West Covina. More than 5,000 adults (16+) are also served by the Rowland Adult and Community Education School. For more information about Rowland Unified, call (626) 965-2541 or visit



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