Brazilian Day

Brazilian Day is celebrated in early September in cities across our nation.  Brazil‘s independence day was first celebrated in NYC in 1984 along 46th St, now known as “Brazilian Street.” In time, it became a huge event attracting more than one million people and New York City is thought to have the most famous Brazilian attraction outside of Brazil. Like …

West Indian American Day

The West Indian Carnival is attended by one to three million annually in Brooklyn on Labor Day weekend. The highlight is an amazingly-vibrant parade along Eastern Parkway. Thousands of masqueraders dance on and around the elaborate floats to lively folk music. Vendors sell delicious ethnic food throughout the festival: codfish fritters, curried chicken, fish cakes, raw sugarcane, curried goat, coconut …

Vietnamese Lantern Festival

This past Saturday, the Vietnamese Lantern Festival was celebrated near Toronto. One of our partners was able to give out 250 JESUS DVDs, 25 Bibles, and 300 tracts. Many were seen reading their new Bibles and tracts throughout the event. The Vietnamese Lantern Festival coincides with the Mid-Autumn Festival which is celebrated throughout East Asia. It is also know as …

Pakistan Festival Outreach!

Please pray for many who will receive JESUS Film DVDs at the Pakistan Festival this Sunday at Bull Run Park in Virginia! It is estimated that 8000 will be in attendance! This is the 28th Annual Pakistan Independence Day Festival to celebrate the 67th Anniversary of Pakistan’s Independence. Families from around the world, along with American families, will enjoy Pakistani …

Outreaches: India’s Independence Day

A Request from our Summer Prayer Guide: “Pray for the use of The Life of the Lord Jesus Christ DVD during India Day Festivals across North America. Most events will be held August 15-17 in celebration of India’s Independence. Pray for churches and ministries as they offer free gifts of the JESUS DVD to people attending the festivals and parades. …

Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

Hong Kong has taken an ancient, colorful, mid-summer Chinese tradition and turned it into a modern sport and international party. This weekend in Queens is New York’s 24th Annual “Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival,” the largest multi-cultural festival the city offers!   There is a full schedule of events for Saturday and Sunday to celebrate the “Year of the Rabbit.” 197 boat …

Bear Mountain Pow Wow

Bear Mountain Pow Wow takes place this weekend in Stony Point, New York. There will be plenty to see and do: dance performances, Native American handicrafts, and traditional foods. Learn more about Native American cultures, by watching some short online videos. Get to know the Native Americans in your area!

Sussex Pow Wow Today

The Sussex Pow Wow is being held in Augusta, NJ today and tomorrow. 500 Native American artists, educators, singers, dancers, and performers are gathering. Crafts, jewelry, and food are for sale. Visitors can try buffalo burgers, venison stew, and corn soup. They can interact with Native Americans from many tribes: Lakota, Navajo, Mohawk, Seneca, Cherokee, Aztec, Mayan, Samoan, Hawaiian and more. A …

African Arts Festival ~ Brooklyn

The 43rd International African Arts Festival began in Brooklyn yesterday (July 3) and runs until July 6. There’s a variety of performances, arts, crafts, food, and more. This festival began in 1971 as a simple block party fundraiser with 2000 attendees. Today, a non-profit organization runs the event and about 75,000 come from everywhere. Such events are tremendous venues to …