Vietfest – Vietnamese Heritage Festival

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This weekend❗️ Largest Vietnamese Heritage Festival on the East Coast. There will be food, fun, performances, fashion shows, pageants, back to school giveaways, raffles, and more! Visit vietfest.com for more info. Programming schedule is available here: vietfest.com/schedule . We also have a collaborative after party event presented by @subtleasianparty.dc, tickets are available here: ticketfairy.com/event/sap-dc-retro/?r=sap

VietFest is the largest Vietnamese Festival on the East Coast. VietFest 2022 will take place on August 20-21, 2022 at the Plaza at Tysons Corner Center in McLean, VA.
 
The National Organization for Vietnamese-American Leadership of Greater Washington DC (NOVAL-DC) is pleased to organize the Ninth Annual Vietnamese Heritage Festival to be held on August 20 and 21, 2022.
Under the theme of “Back to the Culture,” after a two year hiatus, the Vietnamese Heritage Festival returns to showcase the many talents of Vietnamese-Americans, wonderful culture and traditions of the Vietnamese people, as well as delicious cuisine of our different regions. There will be booths for children’s games, concerts by renowned Vietnamese singers, dancing competitions by college dance troupes, fashion shows, arts and craft exhibitions, and business expositions.

​​SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 2022

 

12:00pm-12:45pm – Opening Ceremony [Main Stage]

  • Tradition Lion Dance

  • National Anthem of the United States

  • National Anthem of South Vietnam

  • Moment of Silence

  • Introductory Speeches of Organizers, Sponsors, and Elected Officials

12:45pm-1:00pm – Cultural Programming [Main Stage]

  • Dance Performance: “Y.E.U. (L.O.V.E)” Girl Scout Troop 5484 Phong Chau

1:00pm-2:15pm – Eating Competitions [Center of the Plaza]

  • Pho Eating Competition sponsored by Chick’n Broth Restaurant

  • Crawfish Eating Competition sponsored by Hot N Juicy Crawfish

  • Banh Mi Eating Competition
     

2:15pm-3:30pm – VietFest Got Talent [Main Stage]
 

3:30pm-4:00pm – Cultural Programming [Main Stage]

  • Shaolin Temple Martial Arts Demonstration

  • Children’s Dance Nhom Tieu Nhi

  • Traditional Vietnamese Dress (Ao Dai) Fashion Show

4:00pm-5:30pm – Miss VietFest United States Pageant Part I [Main Stage]

  • Runway

  • Swimwear

  • Talent

 

5:30pm-8:30pm – Mister VietFest Competition [Main Stage]

  • Introduction

  • Runway

  • Talent

  • Q&A

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 2022

 

12:30pm-1:00pm – Opening Ceremony [Main Stage]

  • Tradition Lion Dance

  • National Anthem of the United States

  • National Anthem of South Vietnam

  • Moment of Silence

  • Introductory Speeches of Organizers, Sponsors, and Elected Officials

1:00pm-1:15pm – Cultural Programming [Main Stage]

  • Dance Performance: “Y.E.U. (L.O.V.E)” Girl Scout Troop 5484 Phong Chau

1:15pm-2:30pm – Eating Competitions [Center of the Plaza]

  • Pho-Eating Competition sponsored by Chick’n Broth Restaurant

  • Crawfish Eating Competition sponsored by Hot N Juicy Crawfish

  • Banh Mi Eating Competition

2:30pm-3:00pm – Cultural Programming [Main Stage]

  • Shaolin Temple Martial Arts Demonstration

  • Traditional Vietnamese Dress (Ao Dai) Fashion Show

3:00pm-4:30pm – CelebrAsian Talent Showcase [Main Stage]

  • Mika Simone

  • Sophie Yang

  • SNRG & Guests

  • Dave Tauler

  • Heesun Lee

  • Jamon Maple

 

4:30pm-7:30pm – Miss VietFest United States Pageant Part II [Main Stage]

  • Introductions

  • Evening Wear

  • Traditional Vietnamese Dress (Ao Dai) and Proverb Presentation

  • Final Question