Annual 2010 International Festival this Saturday-8/28

WHAT: 11th Annual Lakewood International Festival

WHEN: Saturday, August 28, 2010; 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

WHERE: Clover Park Technical College - McGavick Conference Center #23
4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood, WA

WHO: Fun, Free Family Event; Open to All

WHY: Celebrates the Diversity of Lakewood, Washington



Lakewood Sister Cities Association (LSCA) is proud to present its 11th Annual Lakewood International Festival, on Saturday, August 28th in the Sharon McGavick Student Conference Center at Clover Park Technical College, 4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood, Washington. This year's festival begins at 11:00 a.m. and is free to the public.

Featured talents include The Pilipino-American Youth Organization (PAYO), BT Rhythm, Congo Productions, Keepers of the Faith, OKK Taiko, Sokoyoku Koyakai, Urvasi, Andrew Evans and many more, representing all parts of the globe until approximately 4:00 p.m. There will also be a kid's area, food and market vendors, and raffle prizes including the grand prize of five nights in Las Vegas with $750 for airfare/expenses and a second prize of $350 Safeway gift card. LSCA is also happy to include the ACS Health Van which will provide complimentary body fat analysis, blood pressure checks, health age analysis, glucose and cholesterol checks to attendees.

The festival celebrates Lakewood's rich cultural diversity and its Sister City relationships: Sister City with Okinawa, Japan and Bauang, Philippines and Friendship City with Gimhae, Korea and Danzhou, China. This year's highlighted city is Bauang, Philippines.

The international festival is the organization's major annual activity and key fund raising event. Funds raised through the festival support such annual activities as student and business exchanges between Lakewood and its Sister Cities. For more information, visit www.lakewoodsc.org or call (800) 522-6116.

Lakewood Sister Cities Association (LSCA)
The mission of the LSCA is to promote international harmony through people-to-people diplomacy for meaningful cultural, educational, tourism and trade exchanges. The organization provides opportunities for people to enrich their lives; forums for community involvement; events that celebrate culture and diversity; and networks for increased trade and tourism.