published on March 28, 2016 - 7:06 PM
Written by The Business Journal Staff

Amerasia Week at Fresno State begins tonight and runs through April 2.

The weeklong annual event, whose theme this year is “Our Life, Our Origin and Our Home,” celebrates the roots of Asian culture, its evolution and its relevancy to modern times.

Presented by the student club Amerasia Organization, the celebration features various cultural performances daily from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Satellite Student Union.

            •          Monday – Japanese culture

            •          Tuesday – Hmong culture

            •          Wednesday – Laotian culture

            •          Friday – Festival Night

            •          Saturday – Appreciation Night

All events are free and open to the public.

Amerasia is a diverse, multi-cultural student group that promotes cultural diversity and cultural awareness at the Fresno State. Professor Izumi Taniguchi, who began the Asian American Studies program in the 1970s, launched the club together with two of his students.

For more information about the week’s events, contact Morgan Gong, president of the Amerasia Organization, at 559-682-7647 or

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