Visit Cincy collaborates with Asian community for traditional cultural event, Saturday, Sept. 10, on Fountain Square. Jason Chu, an Asian American rapper and storyteller to present his music and work
(CINCINNATI, OH – September 8, 2022) - One of the largest celebrations of Chinese culture in the Cincy region, the Cincinnati Moon Festival returns to Fountain Square on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 3 – 8 p.m. This cultural holiday will be celebrated with various performances, food samples, cultural displays and immersive experiences.
The Cincinnati Moon Festival is the result of a partnership between Visit Cincy and the Greater Cincinnati Chinese Cultural Exchange Association (GCCCEA).
New this year, Asian American rapper and storyteller Jason Chu will headline the festival stage beginning at 5:30 p.m. Chu is a 2022 Artists at Work Fellow at the Japanese American National Museum. His work has been presented on the National Mall in Washington DC and curated by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and in the Chinese American Museum. His music has been heard on Warrior (HBO Max), Tetris Beat (Apple Arcade), Snowpiercer (TNT), and Wu Assassins (Netflix).
“Visit Cincy actively pursues new growth prospects for our region through tourism and cultural exchange programs,” said Julie Calvert, President and CEO of Visit Cincy. “As we work to make Cincinnati a welcoming and inclusive destination for residents and travelers, we are opening the door to new audiences, talent and possibilities in the Cincy region.”
“There is a strong Asian community in Cincinnati, and it is so important to share our cultural identity and have a public presence and representation. Events like the Cincinnati Moon Festival make our region a vibrant place for people to visit and call home,” said Felicity Tao, chair of the GCCCEA.
The full schedule for the Cincinnati Moon Festival and performances is available at www.VisitCincy.com.