Visions - June 2016

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

This weekend, it's a special Visions 2016, celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander history and heritage. Nydia Han hosts as we take you to the Chinese Lantern Festival. We'll check out Susanna Foo's newest restaurant venture, and go on a Cambodian tasting tour. We also visit Asian markets serving up a taste of home. Plus, meet a piano prodigy and learn what it means to be a pianist page turner. And, how to get more Asian Americans involved in politics.

Visions aired Saturday, May 21st at 7:30pm on 6abc.

Below are the details on all of the places featured:

Chinese Lantern Festival

Franklin Square

6th & Race Streets

Philadelphia, PA 19106

Festival runs through June 12th

Franklin Square is open daily, free until 5 pm. The Square closes each day at 5 pm for preparations for the Festival to begin. Last Ticket Sales and Entrance to Philly Mini Golf are at 4:15 pm. Last Ticket Sales and Entrance to the Parx Liberty Carousel are at 4:30 pm. The Franklin Square Playground remains open until 9 pm each day (Please use the 7th Street entrance after 5 pm).



Children 17 & under (under 2 is free/$12

Seniors & Military/$15

Susanna Foo's New Restaurant Venture


1720 Sansom St.

Philadelphia, PA 19103


Cambodia Town Tasting Tour

Khmer Kitchen

1700 S 6th St.

Philadelphia, PA 19148

(215) 755-2222

I Heart Cambodia

2207 S 7th St.

Philadelphia, PA 19148

(215) 755-2728

Cambodian Vegan

Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia

2416-18 S. 7th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19148


Passport Philadelphia

Download your passport & find participating restaurants at:

Taste Southeast Asia Month

June 1st- June 29th

Taste Southeast Asia Night

June 30th, 4-7PM at United Healthcare, 1900 S. Broad Street

Asian Markets


7320 Old York Road

Elkins Park, PA 19126


Maido! A Marketplace of Japan

5 East Lancaster Avenue

Ardmore, PA 19003


Heng Fa Market

Authentic Chinese Market

130 N. 10th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107



1216 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 609-4972

Temple Chinese Basketball Announcers

Temple University

Jyoti Natural Foods

300 Elmwood Ave

Sharon Hill, Pa 19079


@ JyotiFoods

Asian American Non-Profits


Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Associations Coalition

1711 South Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19148


The Philadelphia Suns

AAWC: Asian American Women's Coalition

301 - 305 North 9th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107