Disneyland Resort Celebrates Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and the Disneyland Park celebrates these vibrant and diverse cultures in an even bigger way this month through music, art and a variety of enchanting experiences.

What is happening:

  • The Disneyland Resort is celebrating Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month with new specials and entertainment throughout the month.
  • In the Downtown Disney District:
    • Musical performances and colorful pageantry at Downtown Disney Live! Arrange:
      • Faiva is a Polynesian group of 4 musicians who perform wonderful harmonies on Mondays and Wednesdays.
      • The Filharmonic is a 5-piece Filipino a cappella vocal group that plays hip hop, pop and 90s nostalgia on Tuesdays.
      • The Polynesian dance and drum show of Tupua invites you to have fun on Thursdays and Fridays.
      • Chinese cultural splendor will take you back in time to enjoy the beauty of Chinese dance, martial arts, lion dance and radiant costumes of Chinese dynasties on Saturdays and Sundays.

  • At WonderGround Gallery, meet artists Jerrod Maruyama, Joey Chou, Ann Shen, and June Kim, who will be signing their pieces and sharing the inspiration behind their work from 3-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, May 21 and 22.
  • A fresh and tasty macaroon at Kayla’s Cake, a bakery cart and company founded by sisters Kayla Lee and Eunjoo Kang, will also be available.

  • At Disneyland Resort Hotels:
    • Guests can listen to ukulele music every night and take a free weekend hula lesson at Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar at the Disneyland Hotel.
    • Guests can also choose to sip sake, a traditional Japanese drink, by ordering a flight or craft cocktail from Nova Brewing Co. at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa’s Hearthstone Lounge.
    • Overnight hotel guests can participate in additional experiences:
      • Learn to play the ukulele
      • make a ribbon lei
      • Practice the ancient and graceful Chinese martial art of Tai Chi.
    • For reservations and more information on these offers, customers contact a reception at the Disneyland Resort hotel to reserve their free place, subject to availability.

  • In Disneyland Park:
    • Customers strolling Main Street, USA can stop by to see the Children’s Day window display outside the Emporium. While this holiday is celebrated by many cultures, the window pays homage to Japanese Children’s Day celebrated annually on May 5, where families display koinobori also known as “carp streamers” to symbolize determination and success, and ornamental kabuto helmets to represent wishes of strength and strength. vitality.
    • The window also displays games from other Asian, Hawaiian and Pacific Islander cultures such as Sungka (Philippines), Traditional Indian Chess, Mahjong (China), Konane (Hawaiian Islands and Polynesia), Nei-pat-ko-no ( Korea) and Kendama (Japan), all of which existed in the Victorian era.
  • Throughout the year, visitors can enjoy delicious dishes such as Loco Moco Bao, Spiced Vegetable Bao, and Sweet Lumpia at Tropical Hideaway at Disneyland Park, Kung Pao Bao at Lamplight Lounge at Disney California Adventure Park, or Thick and Fluffy Japanese Pancakes, Tonkotsu Ramen and Poke Bowls at Tangaroa Terrace Tropical Bar & Grill at the Disneyland Hotel.
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