New York, NY (PressExposure) September 29, 2011 -- AsianInNY, New York's premier online destination for multicultural networking and entertainment, is hosting a grand Moon Festival Celebration on Saturday, October 1st, 2011 from 8pm to 11pm at the Bennett Media Studio (723 Washington Street, NY). There will be an exciting line-up of quality entertainment, from comedy to dance, music, art and fashion.
AsianInNY is honored to partner with Manhattan Portage, an internationally known brand with quality bags made in Taiwan, and Onassis Clothing, a global lifestyle menswear brand with impeccable Japanese aesthetics, to showcase their designs on a runway fashion show. There will also be a fashion show featuring pieces from the CODY SAI Collection, a featured designer on NHK World TV (BBC of Japan) as one of the next emerging Asian designers coming out of New York City. Of course, not to be missed are the Asian models that will be walking the runway.
Stand-up comedian Air Tabigue will be the MC for the night's festivities. Tabigue has appeared on NBC, FOX and has hosted of Asian America on PBS covering talented Asian-American artists in entertainment. He will have the audience laughing all throughout the night with his witty commentary and fun persona. To set the party mood is DJ J4. With 4 rap albums released in Taiwan, J4 has made a name for himself by playing an ever-growing role in the field of Taiwan Hip Hop. J4 has provided pulsating beats in numerous popular clubs throughout Taiwan and he will no doubt enlighten guests with his music.
Guests can expect a spectacular performance by pianist Vivian Fang Liu, who has performed in many venues including Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Steinway Hall and Hilton Grand Theatre, just to name a few. Vocalist Baiyu who has been featured in Celebuzz, MTVIggy and SoulTrain.com will perform her 2011 single "Together", which just premiered on MTV Networks via their marquee programming. Also in the line-up of events is a dance performance by J Chen Project, a New York-based dance company founded in 2008 under the direction of Jessica Chen. Chen recently choreographed a production representing the USA Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo and her show "To Identify" will have an upcoming limited-engagement at Dixon Place. Additionally, guests can look forward to a live performance by Coda Resistance, a band blending the best parts of Indie-Punk & Modern Rock with socially conscious lyrics.
YiLin Hsu's original artwork will be on display in the studio. YiLin's life as a former model took her from Hong Kong and Singapore, and then to New York City. Now, using her fashion background, YiLin creates art that consists of all elements of creative and playful, while being unique.
Sponsors of AsianInNY's Moon Festival celebration include Asahi Beer, Bennett Media Studio, Cohesion Freight, Greater Chinatown Community Association, Haruo Noro Salon, Jade Chiu Design, Kallisti Jewelry, KeoK'jay, Macys, Manhattan Portage, McDonald's, Onassis Clothing, Palais Prive Wines, Popchips, Taiwan Beer, and 247Feature.com.
Discounted tickets for $10 to the Moon Festival with Entertainment and Fashion Show can be purchased online by midnight, September 30th, 2011. General admission is $15 at the door. The first 200 people who purchase tickets online will receive complimentary, exclusive gifts upon arrival. For more information, please visit http://www.asianinny.com/?p=13928.