One World @ One Place
Sunday 23rd October 2016 Empire State Plaza – Convention Center (From 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM, )
Click here to see Directions and Parking information Click here to see Parking Lots and Parking Charges information Attractions: Parade of Nations, Crowning of Miss Festival of Nations, Native Dance and Music, Ethnic Foods, Unique Crafts, and much more.
Celebrate the World
In the spring of 1972, several ethnic group leaders got together with an idea to organize an art and cultural festival in the Capital District.The purpose was three-fold.  The first was to prove how well people with diverse backgrounds can work together and have lots of fun doing it;the second was to present a glimpse of the world to the residents of the Capital District; and the third was t...
Cultural Fiesta
Please join us at the spectacular representation of the Global Cultural Integration @One Place on Sunday, October 23rd 2016  This idea was soon turned into a reality and first ethnic festival was held on October 27, 1972.  We named it “Festival of Nations”.  It was held at the Hudson Valley Community Collage.It was welcomed so much that thousands of people h...
Bringing Community Together
The word got around about us – how much enjoyment we offer for the family on one Sunday afternoon in the Fall of every year.  Now there are several international bazaars/festivals in the area.  They are organized by different institutions.  Our Festival of Nations remains the original.  It is unique, in the sense that we, the participating nations, ourselves, organize everythin...
See You at the Empire Plaza
 This year, we are celebrating our 45th annual Festival with you! We hope you enjoy your few hours with us by looking at the arts and crafts from different parts of the world; by tasting delicious ethnic foods; and by being part of the audience indulging in the music with rhythm and dances representing various cultures and traditions of the world.
History of The Festival of Nations
  In the spring of 1972, several ethnic group leaders got together with an idea to organize an art and cultural festival in the Capital District.The purpose was three-fold.  The first was to prove how well people with diverse backgrounds can work together and have lots of fun doing it;the second was to present a glimpse of the world to the residents of the Capital District; and the t...

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  • Local Community Information 

    Established in 1973, the Chinese Community Center (CCC) of Capital District of New York, Inc, is a not-for-profit and non-political entity. The purpose of the CCC is to:

    1. Foster and encourage the study of the Chinese and English languages
    2. Promote Chinese History, Art and Culture
    3. Further communication and goodwill among its members

    The CCC runs and maintains the largest Chinese School north of Metro New York City and
    West of Buffalo. Among the courses provided are:  Chinese language for adults and children,
    English as second language, Chinese Folk Dance, Chinese Calligraphy and Brush Painting,
    Martial Arts, Mathematics and others.  Detail information can be obtained at www.albanychineseschool.org.

    Within the CCC, there are many sub-divisions including as Photographic, Ping-pong, Singles and Over-50’s Clubs where the members interact and socialize.  In addition, the CCC regularly organizes recreational and cultural activities to celebrate its heritage. We welcome people from all ethnic backgrounds to join and participate.

        Website:  http://www.cccalbany.org/CCCCMS/

  • Performance   

         1. Erhu (Chinese Violin) Recital: “Galloping Horses”
         2. Dance of  the Woodcutter Liu Hai 

  • Foods

    -Fried Noodle
    -White Rice
    -Dumpling
    -Egg Rolls
    -General Tao Chicken
    -Fish-Fragrant Chicken Sliver
     

  • Miss Festival Candidate Ms. Bettina Cheng Lu
     
  • Arts and Crafts

            Chinese Art and Artifacts.

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