The National Park Service in partnership with Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents the Ellis Island Asian American Heritage Festival on Sunday, May 15, 2016, with ceremony and performances starting at 12 noon at The Great Hall at Ellis Island, located on the second floor of the main Ellis Island building. A full schedule of performances and educational workshops given by notable speakers will celebrate the 2016 Asian American Heritage Month and the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service with traditional and contemporary Asian American Music and Dance, involving the community in New York and New Jersey.
No admission ticket is required for the event. However, audience members must take a ferry to Ellis Island for the festival. Ferry tickets are available for purchase at www.statuecruises.com.