Celebration


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NGUOI VIET 2


 


The Tet celebration will be in full bloom this weekend as the Union of Vietnamese Student Associations hosts the annual Tet Festival of Southern California. The students and volunteers have been running the festival – the largest outside of Viet Nam – for more than 30 years. More than 100,000 people are expected to take part in the cultural activities, visit food and exhibitor vendors, play games and enjoy the entertainment.


 


 



Photo Courtesy of www.tetfestival.org


 


 


The festival will be held at Garden Grove Park, 9301 Westminster Ave., in Garden Grove. It opens at 3 p.m. on Friday, and 10 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday. It will close at 10 p.m. the first two days and at 9 p.m. on Sunday.


 


Free parking is available at Bolsa Grande High School, 9401 Westminster Ave.; hop on a free shuttle from there on Saturday from noon to 10 p.m. and on Sunday from noon to 9 p.m.


 


Admission is $5 adults, and $4 for children under 4 feet tall.


For updates and more information, go to www.tetfestival.org.


 


The official schedule:


 





























FRIDAY


SATURDAY


SUNDAY


Miss Vietnam of Southern California Pageant, Main Stage, 5-9:30 p.m.


Opening Ceremony, Main Stage, noon-2 p.m.


Vietnamese Education Award Ceremony, Main Stage, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.


DJ and rock band, Small Stage, 6 p.m.


Children’s Pageant, Main Stage, 2-4 p.m.


Community Entertainment, Main Stage, 2-5 p.m.


 


Variety of performances, Small Stage, 3-10 p.m.


Variety of performances, Small Stage, 3-9 p.m.


 


Talent Competition, Main Stage, 4-6 p.m.


Dai Nhac Hoi, Main Stage, 5-8:30 p.m.


 


Youth Night, Main Stage, 6-9:30 p.m.


 


Source: www.tetfestival.org


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