A day of music and dancing at the Asian Cultural Festival: Photos

The Asian Cultural Festival drew dancers and musicians to Downtown Berkeley Saturday.

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Dancers from the Berkeley Thai temple Wat Mongkolratanaram perform at the Asian Cultural Festival on Harold Way on March 12, 2022. Credit: Kelly Sullivan

The Asian Cultural Festival drew dancers and musicians to Downtown Berkeley Saturday.

Groups representing Thai, Japanese, Nepali, Burmese and Indian cultures participated in the event hosted by Dharma College and the Downtown Berkeley Association.

These are the sights and sounds.

Musicians and dancers from the Wat Mongkolratanaram Thai Temple in Berkeley perform at the Asian Cultural Festival on Harold Way, March 12, 2022. Credit: Kelly Sullivan
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Dancers from the Berkeley Thai temple Wat Mongkolratanaram perform at the Asian Cultural Festival on Harold Way on March 12, 2022. Credit: Kelly Sullivan
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Nepali dancers perform at the Asian Cultural Festival on Harold Way on March 12, 2022. Credit: Kelly Sullivan

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Dancers from the Wat Buddhanusorn Thai Temple in Fremont pose for a photo at the Asian Cultural Festival on Harold Way on March 12, 2022. Credit: Kelly Sullivan

Musicians from the Wat Mongkolratanaram Thai Temple in Berkeley perform at the Asian Cultural Festival on Harold Way, March 12, 2022. Credit: Kelly Sullivan
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A Nepali dancer performs at the Asian Cultural Festival on Harold Way on March 12, 2022. Credit: Kelly Sullivan

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Musicians from the Wat Buddhanusorn Thai Temple in Fremont perform at the Asian Cultural Festival on Harold Way on March 12, 2022. Credit: Kelly Sullivan

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Dancers from the Wat Buddhanusorn Thai Temple in Fremont perform at the Asian Cultural Festival on Harold Way on March 12, 2022. Credit: Kelly Sullivan
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Nepali dancers perform at the Asian Cultural Festival on Harold Way on March 12, 2022. Credit: Kelly Sullivan

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Dancers and musicians from the Berkeley Thai temple Wat Mongkolratanaram perform at the Asian Cultural Festival on Harold Way on March 12, 2022. Credit: Kelly Sullivan

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Attendees watch dance and music performances at the Asian Cultural Festival on Harold Way on March 12, 2022. Credit: Kelly Sullivan

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Attendees browse the offerings at the Buddha-Nepal Peace Foundation booth at the Asian Cultural Festival on Harold Way on March 12, 2022. Credit: Kelly Sullivan