Saturday, August 15, 2015
Assyrian Food Festival, San Jose Aug 22-23, 2015
Bring the whole family and join us in celebrating the 23rd Annual Assyrian Food Festival: The Celebration Continues! This two-day event, open Saturday 11am-9pm and Sunday 11:30am-9:00pm, will feature traditional Assyrian food (real kabobs!); live music, dancing, and entertainment; a wine bar; the original Samovar Alley featuring exotic teas, coffee, and pastries; arts, crafts, and exhibits; vendors from all over the world; and a Kids' Zone, as well as $5 Raffle for a chance to win one of the Great Raffle Prizes. It’s a great deal of fun!!! ( Watch our YouTube videos in Assyrian or English)
The annual festival is an opportunity to showcase Assyrian food, traditions and educate the community about the Assyrian heritage as well as to preserve and to continue passing on Assyrian cultural traditions to the next generation. If you enjoy trying authentic food, music, and dance, make plans to attend the festival! You can mingle with and learn about the people whose ancestral homeland is known in history as "the cradle of civilization."
The festival will be held at the Assyrian Church of the East, Mar Yosip Parish. ADMISSION IS FREE, PARKING & SHUTTLE FREE, no pets please.