Join us Wednesday April 30, 2014 at 2:30PM for a Press Conference and Talent Auditions at Hayward City Hall Plaza. FREE dessert giveaways courtesy of Rita's Ice and Custard.
For more information about the press conference, please click here.
Come visit the twenty-first annual Asian American Heritage Festival. The program includes stage performances of ethnic dance, music, songs, and martial arts. Enjoy ethnic foods. Shop for unique ethnic items at the various merchandise booths. Peruse the interesting cultural displays representing the diversified cultures of Asia. Over 5,000 people are expected to attend.
The emcees for the 2014 festival will be confirmed soon! Scroll down below for our 2013 hosts.
Da Lin is an award-winning journalist at CBS 5 Eyewitness News. He joined CBS 5 in 2012, but has been reporting the news in the Bay Area since 2007. Da grew up in Oakland, and before his return to the Bay Area, he spent five years covering the news at three other television stations in Texas, Southern and Central California. He also spent five years reporting at KRON 4. Da has traveled and lived all over the world, from China to England, but he says his heart belongs in the Bay Area. He says there’s simply no place like it. Da’s coverage of major stories has earned him 10 awards from the Bay Area Press Photographers’ Association and the Northern California Radio and Television News Directors’ Association. He is very familiar with Hayward.
Dianna was born and raised in China and is a graduate of Cal. Since she was able to walk, she has loved playing dress up and performing. Now in the real world, she puts her love for the stage into practice. For the past 7 years, Dianna has been traveling the world, training executives (plus lawyers and engineers!) at multinational companies, helping them grow into the best presenters they can be. When she is not working as a communications consultant in cities like Singapore, Shanghai, Bangalore or Moscow, she is living her dream as a performer, dancing and acting on stage, in films, television and print commercials. She is honored to co-emcee for the 20th Asian American Heritage Festival and loves visiting her friends in Hayward often.
Labeled by Sold Magazine as The Real Estate Celebrity & Expert, Herman's glittering personality has been featured on countless media outlets across the world from HGTV to BeijingTV. You've seen this UC Berkeley alum on KQED's Check Please, KOFY, House Hunters, MSNBC, CBS, Money Magazine, World Journal. He blogs for the Huffington Post and has his own hit webseries for The San Francisco Chronicle called "Real Estate Real Simple." He modeled in Hong Kong (when he was "young and pretty" he jokes), studied in Taiwan and speaks English, Cantonese & French. Herman is an east bay native and lends his face to various charitable worthy causes & events.