2013 marks the Year of the Snake.
Sat. Feb. 16 San Antonio’s Institute of Texan Cultures held its 26th annual Asian Festival. Food, dancing, crafts and art were a big part of the celebration.
The Asian Festival had many stands featuring trinkets for sale from Asian countries.
The south patio and east patio where flocked with food stands varying from Pakistan countries.
The San Antonio Chinese alliance was one of the many dance groups to perform at the Asian Festival.
In honor of the Asian Festival a martial arts display was put on.
The Asian Festival showcased a variety of dances including the Chinese New year dragon dance, Bahli dances, and asian folk dancing.
People from San Antonio got to experience what is was like being head dressed in a turban.
It was an honor to have Padaung women of Asia in San Antonio for the festival, showing the how beautiful and unique each culture is.