Multicultural RICE Festival

by Sida Ly | Mar 15, 2013
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Summary:

Celebrate the diversity of RICE representing so many different cultures and regions: Native American, Mexican, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, well- the whole Pan Asian diaspora... and more! Let's use our love of rice to combat racism in a community-wide, multicultural celebration that stimulates businesses on Rice Street.

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Sida

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Ly-Xiong

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Multicultural RICE Festival

Give us the highlights of your idea for making Saint Paul great (2,000 characters maximum or approx. 250 words)

Celebrate the diversity of RICE representing so many different cultures and regions: Native American, Mexican, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, well- the whole Pan Asian diaspora... and more! Let's use our love of rice to combat racism in a community-wide, multicultural celebration that stimulates businesses on Rice Street.

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Innovation

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What makes your idea different or unexpected? (4000 characters maximum or approx. 500 words)

other festivals are intentionally about how interconnected our cultures (and commerce) are. Through Rice, this festival is a chance to really celebrate both unity and uniqueness in a neighborhood that always seems to be on the low end of the totem pole... but is as necessary to the city's vitality as any other neighborhood.

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How will your idea make a difference in Saint Paul? (4000 characters maximum or approx. 500 words)

intentional focus on unity and uniqueness of our diverse cultures as well as bringing attention to the neighborhood

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Why do you think people will recognize or remember your idea after it comes to life? How might it inspire others to do something similar in their community? (4000 characters maximum or approx. 500 words)

What culture doesn't cook with rice? Rice Festival on Rice Street - natural branding.

apolinario sasam said: Wow! I think this would be great. I'll totally support this project. - YOR Health Products about this Competition Entry. - 2542 days ago read more >

Sida Ly updated this Competition Entry. - 2816 days ago

Sida Ly submitted this idea. - 2816 days ago