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...

Korea

Posted By: bshakers on July 27, 2010 in - Comments: 2 Comments »

  • Local Community Information

The Korean Association of Albany Inc.
Its size of membership is over 1,000
people in the capital district area with
a few settled in early 1960′s and 1970′s,
and larger numbers came in this area
around 1980′s 1990′s.

President :  Dr. Hyun Seok Kim, President
The Korean Association of Albany, Inc.

Email: hyuns. kim99@gmail.com

  • Website

http://www.albanykorean.net/

 

  • Performance

Master Yang’s Marshall Art Center will perform Tae Kwon Do and Gum Do (Korean Sword)

  • Foods
1.  Bi Bim Bob – this is world famous food now days
2.  Japchae
3.  Kimchi
4.  Sodas
  • Miss Festival Candidate

Miss Gabrielle Kim

  • Arts and Crafts

Korean Cultural things.

contact person:          Myong Steenburgh at 370-4775

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  1. Karl Roenick says:

    Just wanted to say I enjoyed the photo exhibit at the Empire State Plaza by Dr. Jungeun Lee. The display flowed nicely too, with summer/winter shots, barns, cows, etc.

    Thanks for the pleasant diversion at lunch.

    Karl

  2. Myong Steenburgh says:

    Good works and thank you very much.
    Would you please put Korea’s new Miss Korea’s name? Her name is Miss Gabrielle Kim. and new president’s name is Dr. Hyun Seok Kim. Thank you so much.

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