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Dragon Festival

Work P.O. Box 4183 St. Paul MN 55104 Website: www.dragonfestival.org

Biographical Info

Mission

To bring together the Greater Twin Cities community in celebration of the diverse Asian Pacific cultures through an annual dragon festival.

Vision

To foster trust and a sense of community among Asian-Pacific ethnic communities.
To enhance a sense of pride in Asian-Pacific Americans, by respecting and honoring the dignity and value of Asian-Pacific histories, cultures, and traditions.
To affirm Asian-Pacific people’s place within and contributions to the State of Minnesota.

Goals

Build bridges between the various Asian-Pacific communities, as well as among them and the wider social fabric of Minnesota by providing friendly competition through a dragon boat race.
Promote understanding of various forms of Asian-Pacific artistic, educational, and athletic activities through cultural performances, martial arts, the healing arts, and outdoor/indoor Asian games.
Build community and establish collaborations with similar organizations in order to provide an incentive for Asian-Pacific Americans to participate in outreach programs of various community organizations.
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