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Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month Cultural Celebration

May 20, 2019

Off the Hawaii Army National Guard Facebook page

Video by Cpl. Aven Santiago/Released

Diversity is the strength of our organization” -Col. Roy Macaraeg, MNBG-East Commander during Asian American & Pacific Islander Cultural Celebration

MNBG-East Soldiers host Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month Cultural Celebration at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, May 4, 2019. Hawaii Army National Guard and Tennessee National Guard Soldiers performed various cultural perfomances such a Japanese Taiko drums number, a Filipino tinikling dance, a Korean Sogo Drum number, a Portugeuese paniolo cowboy line dance, and a Chinese Ribbon dance.

The deployed Soldiers got a taste of Hawaiian culture afterward during a Hawaiian luau with island style food. The Hawaiian entertainment group Ke Kani Malie also flew in for the festivities, performing for the Soldiers and teaching them some Hula moves. It was all part of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage month. The event was a celebration of the diversity within U.S. Army.

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