ASIANINNY.COM CELEBRATES LUNAR NEW YEAR
02/17/2010

AsianinNY.com, New York’s premier online destination for networking in the Asian community and multicultural entertainment, will welcome the year of the Tiger with a celebration of Lunar New Year featuring an international lineup of performers on Saturday, February 20th, from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM, at Bennett Media Studio, 725 Washington Street in the West Village.

Online PR News – 17-February-2010 – – New York, NY February 15 - AsianinNY.com, New York’s premier online destination for networking in the Asian community and multicultural entertainment, will welcome the year of the Tiger with a celebration of Lunar New Year featuring an international lineup of performers on Saturday, February 20th, from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM, at Bennett Media Studio, 725 Washington Street in the West Village.

Presiding over the entire night’s festivities as MC will be Esther Ku, one of the top ten best comedians in NBC’s Stand-up for Diversity Showcase, a Season Six finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and a featured regular in the Boston International Comedy Festival and the New York Underground Comedy Festival.

Guests at this fete of Asian culture will be entertained by Philip Galinsky, a co-creator of the Manhattan Monologue Slam who is regularly seen on Comedy Central, MTV, A&E, ESPN Classic, and USA Networks; rock singer/songwriter Tora Brava, who has toured extensively throughout Europe, Asia, and North America; and The Hsu-nami, a progressive rock band of international fame which had a song featured during the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. The event will also feature a fashion show sponsored by designer Joyce Huang, introducing her new collection for Lucullen, a high-end fashion brand that has enjoyed worldwide success launching various collections.

“During Lunar New Year, it is traditional to reconcile all grudges and sincerely wish peace and happiness for everyone,” says Chris Lee, principal partner at AsianinNY.com. “To carry on this tradition, we are organizing this celebration with our members, partners, and friends to share love between all Asian communities, as well as everyone who is interested in Asian culture.”

The longest and most important holiday on the Lunar calendar, Lunar New Year is joyously celebrated in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, Korea, Tibet, Bhutan, Mongolia, Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines.

Major sponsors supporting production of AsianinNY’s Lunar New Year party include China1 Antique Restaurant and Lounge, Ivy Bakery, Kallisti Jewelry, Lucullen, Maggie’s Meals, Nest Seekers, Noyu Teas, and YehYehClub. Media partners for the event include Bennett Media Studio, Brooklyn Fashion Festival, Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans, Culture Catch, MX2 Design Force, ORIENTED, and 247Feature.com. For more information, visit http://www.asianinny.com/?p=6284

About AsianinNY.com:
Launched at 8:08 PM on 8/8/08, AsianinNY was established to facilitate business and social connections and provide a platform for social media networking. The site is targeted to anyone who loves and wants to understand more about Asian culture, even if they, themselves, are not Asian. AsianinNY is active in the community through charitable endeavors and cultural events.