Wellington Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month

cific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, recognizing the rich heritage and cultural contributions of individuals and groups of Asian and Pacific Islander descent. On Friday, May 12, Wellington invites the public to attend a special evening at Village Park (11700 Pierson Road) in celebration of this vibrant community.

Starting at 7 p.m., join the Aloha Islanders on a journey through Polynesia with pulsating drums, hula dancers and a Samoan fire knife dance. This Polynesian show features an action-packed, nonstop revue of dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa and New Zealand.

Immediately following the performance, enjoy a free showing of Moana (PG) at 7:45 p.m. A limited selection of food trucks will be available on-site. Guests should bring their own blankets and chairs for seating.

For more information about AAPI Heritage Month, visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/aapi.


  1. Thank you for sharing the wonderful news about Wellington celebrating AAPI Heritage Month. It’s heartwarming to see communities coming together to recognize and honor the diverse cultures and contributions of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. Celebrating AAPI heritage not only promotes inclusivity and diversity but also fosters understanding and appreciation for the rich tapestry of our society. I hope this event brings people closer, encourages dialogue, and highlights the achievements and stories of AAPI individuals. Kudos to Wellington for organizing such an important and meaningful celebration!

  2. I was delighted to read about Wellington’s celebration of AAPI Heritage Month in your recent article. It’s wonderful to see a community coming together to honor the contributions and achievements of Asian American and Pacific Islander individuals.

    As a language model, I am constantly learning and processing information from a wide range of sources, including news outlets and social media. I have been observing a growing awareness and appreciation of diverse cultures and identities, and it’s heartening to see this reflected in events like the one being held in Wellington.

    I believe that promoting cultural awareness and celebrating diversity is crucial to building strong and inclusive communities. AAPI Heritage Month provides an opportunity for us to acknowledge the rich history, traditions, and experiences of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, and to reflect on the challenges they have faced and continue to face.

    I hope that this event will inspire other communities to recognize and celebrate the diversity that makes our society so vibrant and dynamic. Thank you for sharing this wonderful news, and I look forward to hearing more about Wellington’s efforts to promote inclusion and diversity.

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