FESTIVAL PROGRAM

 
DAY 1 // FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20
 
TIME
PLACE
EVENT
4:00 PM to
9:00 PM
MAIN STAGE MISS VIETNAM OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PAGEANT
Hoa Khôi Liên Trường
7:00 PM to
8:00 PM
CONTEST ARENA IN
FOOD COURT
PHỞ EATING CONTEST
Thi Phở Ăn Nhanh

Started in 2014 to commemorate the Tet Festival’s new home at the OC Fair & Event Center, this intense contest brings in crowds rooting for the fastest pho eating competitor who must drink the broth AND consume all the meats and noodles in the pho bowl. Who will bring home the grand prize this year and the title of Pho Eating Contest Champion?

 
 
DAY 2 // SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21
 
TIME
PLACE
EVENT
12:30 PM to
2:00 PM
MAIN STAGE OPENING CEREMONY
Lễ Khai Mạc

Traditions, respect, and honor the past, present, and the new beginning. Become enveloped in the ceremony of pride for the community as each of us celebrate the birth of new ideas, new friendships, and being united as Americans opening the festival.

12:30 PM to
5:00 PM
CULTURAL VILLAGE
LÀNG VIỆT NAM
CHINESE CHESS
Thi Cờ Tướng
2:00 PM to
4:00 PM
CULTURAL VILLAGE
LÀNG VIỆT NAM
FLORAL ARRANGEMENT CONTEST
Thi Cắm Hoa
2:00 PM to
3:00 PM
CONTEST ARENA IN
FOOD COURT
PHỞ EATING CONTEST
Thi Phở Ăn Nhanh
2:30 PM MAIN STAGE TALENT SHOW

Since the first talent show, UVSA has discovered many talents for our community. The competition gives performers a chance to showcase their talents to the community. Every year many talents are shown on stage but only one will walk away as the winner of UVSA Tet Festival Talent Show.

5:00 PM to
6:00 PM
CONTEST ARENA IN
FOOD COURT
PHỞ EATING CONTEST
Thi Phở Ăn Nhanh
5:30 PM MAIN STAGE YOUTH NIGHT

Youth Night is a night for youths to come out and support one another as many performances are from our colleges. This night creates an opportunity for the youth to show the community what talents are out there.

 
 
DAY 3 // SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22
 
TIME
PLACE
EVENT
11:00 AM to
1:00 PM
MAIN STAGE CHILDREN'S PAGEANT
Trẻ Em Thi Quốc Phục Đẹp Và Tài Năng

A traditional UVSA Tết Festival contest in which children from the ages of 4 to 11 participate in by wearing a variety of Vietnamese traditional attire and showcasing their talents. Our contestants will display their favorite Vietnamese traditional attire with the áo tứ thân, áo bà ba, and áo dài. Top contestants will move on to show off their talents through singing, dancing, reciting Vietnamese poetry, and much more.

12:00 PM to
12:30 PM
MAIN STAGE 1st Annual UVSA Tết Festival
Short Film Contest Awards
2:00 PM MAIN STAGE COMMUNITY ENTERTAINMENT

Community Entertainment creates a chance for the people in our Vietnamese community to showcase their talents. Community Entertainment is meant to promote the Vietnamese culture to everyone.

2:00 PM to
3:00 PM
CONTEST ARENA IN
FOOD COURT
PHỞ EATING CONTEST
Thi Phở Ăn Nhanh
3:00 PM to
4:40 PM
CULTURAL VILLAGE
LÀNG VIỆT NAM
Trung Tâm Việt Ngữ Booth
CHILDREN'S DRAWING CONTEST
4:00 PM MAIN STAGE GRAND CONCERT
Đại Nhạc Hội

To end the festival with a boom, Grand Concert allows UVSA the honor of inviting our Vietnamese entertainers to come join the festivity with the community. We have had the pleasure to invite many grand talents to perform for our guests.

5:00 PM to
6:00 PM
CONTEST ARENA IN
FOOD COURT
PHỞ EATING CONTEST
[ CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND ]

Thi Phở Ăn Nhanh
 
Last updated: Jan. 27, 2015, 2:41 PM