Performance Schedule

Time AmphitheaterFestival Lawn Stage
10:30amLine up for Parade in front of water fountain Parade
10:40amStart parade toward stageParade
11:15amend Parade at StageCedar Bluff Middle School Orchestra
11:15am-11:30amBalinese Dance Tari CondongCedar Bluff Middle School Orchestra
11:30am - 11:50amNY Chinese Traditional Art Center performances Monkey King and Face changing
Knoxville Vietnamese Lion Dance
11:50am - 12:05pmDefense King TTJCIndian Dancers by Manthan
12:05pm - 12:20pmChinese Arts Alliance of Nashville
12:05PM - 12:25PM
Kascade’s performance
12:20pm - 12:40pmEve Hao Dance Studio
12:30PM - 1PM
Master Russell Sauls
Chen style Taijiquan (Tai Chi)
Fu style Baguazhang (Ba Gua)
12:40pm - 1:00pmEve Hao Dance Studio
12:30PM - 1PM
Shamisen Knoxville
1:00pm - 1:20pmKimono Show by EnnishuNY Chinese Traditional Art Center performances Monkey King and Face changing
1:20pm - 1:45pmVIP Speech/All Country Leaders on stageAtlanta Korean Cultural Center
1:50pm - 2:20pmThailand Manora dance, Thai Kickboxing demo, Traditional danceChinese Arts Alliance of Nashville
2:30pm - 2:45pmDr. Dan Higgins Dragon / Lion dance by WAH LUM Kang Fu
2:45PM - 3PMDance by Ms.SayuriDragon / Lion dance by WAH LUM Kang Fu
3pm - 3:20pmAtlanta Korean Cultural CenterDefense King TTJC
3:20pm - 3:40pmMatsuriza Taiko PerformersCosplay Final announcement
3:40pm - 4pmPhilippine DancersDesert Sky Idol Project
4:30pm - 4:50pmKnoxville Chinese CulturePersephone Project
4:50pm - 5:15pmFusion Dance My Choice
5:15pm - 5:45pmMusei no toraBangladesh Students Association – UTK
6pm - 6:30pmThe slantsKAS YOGA demonstration
6:30pm - 6:45pmAsian Culture Center of TN
TN process of Wee Tiny Miss USA 2019.
Asami Dance /Radio taiso
6:45pm - 7pmKendoMiss.Take - K-pop
7pm - 7:15pmDragon / Lion dance by WAH LUM Kang Fu Sapporo Beer gift Door prize give away.
7:15pm - 7:30pmDragon / Lion dance by WAH LUM Kang Fu Poster contest Award
7:30pm - 8pmMatsuriza Taiko Performers
Performer Lineup

VIP Speech
Speeches by Mayor Rogero, Knox County Darris Upton, Japanese general Consul Kobayashi, Visit Knoxville President Kim Bumpas, Rebecca Kelly, AARP TN State Director , Regal Director of Public relations Heather Peters, DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc. President Emeritus Jack Helmboldt, JTEKT Executive Vice President Mr. Tsutomu Kimura, Council Member Mina Johnson, Thailand Government officials Chad Intratooto. 

Cedar Bluff Middle School Orchestra
String Orchestra from Cedar Bluff Middle School playing Asian music.

Bangladesh Students Association – UTK
The Bangladesh Students Association (BSA) is a student organization at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with members of Bangladeshi descent performing Bangladeshi folk music and dance.

Shamisen Knoxville
Sing Japanese songs with accompaniment of shamisen, Japanese 3 string instruments, a drum & a guitar.

A traditional Japanese Drum performance group.

“Balinese Dance Tari Condong”

My Choice
A dance group that has performed Kpop choreographies locally for two years.

Dr. Dan Higgins
The Three Sisters of Chinese Internal Martial Arts: tai chi chuan, xing yi chuan, and ba gua zhang, including the 3 main styles of tai chi: Chen, Yang, and Wu.

Master Russell Sauls
Performing Chinese martial arts.

Manala + Fon
Fon Northern Thailand dance.

Thai Boxing Demonstration

Desert Sky Idol Project
Love Live cosplay dance group. We are from Maryville Tennessee and we specialize in Love Live dancing. We are a group of 5 members at the moment that have been practicing in preparation for this, our first live performance as a group, for 3 months.

Persephone Project
Persephone Project, formerly known as Eien Idols, is a seven member idol dance group that covers J-Pop, K-Pop, other East Asian genres of music.

Knoxville Chinese Culture
A number of traditional Chinese cultural performances including martial arts, music, dance, and more.

Eve Hao Dance Studio
Taiwanese and Chinese traditional dance.

Defense King TTJC
We are a martial arts school that specializes in taekwondo and judo.

NY Chinese Traditional Art Center
The New York Chinese Traditional Art Center (NYCTAC) remains dedicated to preserving and promoting Chinese traditional performing arts, by bringing Peking Opera, one of China’s national treasures, as well as various Chinese traditional art programs to U.S. audiences and to foster a deeper cultural understanding between the East and the West.

Hoshi idols
A Love Live dance group.

The Slants
The world’s first and only all-Asian American dance rock band as featured on/in Conan O’Brien, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Rolling Stone, HBO, BBC, NPR, and over 3,000 other tv and radio stations across 125 countries.

Chinese Arts Alliance of Nashville – Hakka Tea Leaves Picking Dance  & An Indigenous Dance of Taiwan We would also like to invite audience to participate to learn a few moves of the “An Indigenous Dance of Taiwan.”

Korean Fan Dancers by Atlanta Korean Cultural Center 

Philippine Dancers by Filipino American ChristianCommunity of East TN (FACCET) Subli dancers, Salakot dancers

Indian Dancers

Musei no tora (Japanese Samurai Demonstration)  Deeper than martial arts, we preserve six different samurai traditions of classically armed and unarmed combat which still thrives in today’s modern era.

Kendo (Samurai Practice)

K-Pop Dance by Kascade’s 

Cosplay Contest

Dragon / Lion dance by WAH LUM Kang Fu by Sifu Leroy

Yoga Demonstration