Everything Hapa Reaches Year 3

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As the world becomes ever more connected through the use of the internet and faster means of transportation, cultural and racial barriers begin to fade, communication and cultures mix. Multicultural/multiethnic identity is becoming the fastest-growing segments in the world and Everything Hapa began as an idea to forge a new perspective of multiculturalism and explore all of its presence in American and Asian American societies. Everything Hapa is proud to announce its third year anniversary of the blog website and surpassing 1,000 posts! We would

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Inside Black Tea

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Part of the Everything Hapa Asian Food Series, an in-depth dialogue into Fusion Cuisine, the Week of Tea Series explores the origins and fusion trends of Teas found around the world. As the convergence of Eastern and Western cultures becomes ever more prevalent, incarnations of traditional cuisines will be considered a commonplace. Black Tea – Made from the leaves of Camellia sinensis, black tea or also known as red tea or crimson tea in China, which is referred to after the color of liquid. Even

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Inside Earl Grey Tea

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Part of the Everything Hapa Asian Food Series, an in-depth dialogue into Fusion Cuisine, the Week of Tea Series explores the origins and fusion trends of Teas found around the world. As the convergence of Eastern and Western cultures becomes ever more prevalent, incarnations of traditional cuisines will be considered a commonplace. Earl Grey Tea –  Contrary to popular belief, Earl Grey is not a kind of tea, rather a tea blend of black tea infused with oil extracted from the peel of a bergamot

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Inside Bubble Tea

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The Everything Hapa Asian Food Series is an in-depth dialogue into Fusion Cuisine found within the United States and beyond. As the convergence of Eastern and Western cultures becomes ever more prevalent, incarnations of traditional cuisines will be considered a commonplace. Bubble Tea – Originating in Taiwan during the 1980s, bubble tea is a sweet flavored tea beverage most commonly available in two variations: milk tea or fruit-flavored teas. Bubble teas often contain small tapioca balls found at the bottom of the beverage. Referred to

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2011 Hapa-Palooza Festival

In commemoration of the City of Vancouver’s 125th anniversary and its rich identity as a place of hybridity, synergy and acceptance, Vancouver will host its inaugural celebration of mixed-roots festival called Hapa-Palooza. Running September 7-10, 2011, Hapa-Palooza hosts a vibrant fusion of mixed-heritage and hybrid cultural identities in the performances of music, dance, film, visual and literary arts. Centrally Located in four downtown Vancouver venues: The Vancouver Public Library (September 7/8), The Roundhouse Community Centre (September 9) and Robson Square (September 1o), Hapa-Palooza features such guests

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Everything Hapa Reaches Year 2

As the world becomes ever more connected through the use of the internet and faster means of transportation, cultural and racial barriers begin to fade, communication and cultures mix. Multicultural/multiethnic identity is becoming the fastest-growing segments in the world and Everything Hapa began as an idea to forge a new perspective of multiculturalism and explore all of its presence in American and Asian American societies. Everythinghapa.com is proud to announce its second year anniversary of the blog website. We would like to thank you for

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Inside Korean Tacos

The Everything Hapa Asian Food Series is an in-depth dialogue into Fusion Cuisine found within the United States and beyond. As the convergence of Eastern and Western cultures becomes ever more prevalent, incarnations of traditional cuisines will be considered a commonplace. Korean Tacos – popular fusion cuisine originating in 2008 in Southern California by Mark Manguera, Caroline Shin-Manguera and Chef Roy Choi of the Kogi Korean BBQ food truck. The dishes consist of Korean-style filling, typically bulgogi, placed on top of small traditional Mexican corn

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China’s Secret Mummies

On National Geographic’s signature series Explorer: China’s Secret Mummies attempts to unravel the mystery that could rewrite history. Where did they come from? More than a thousand years before known contact between East and West, hundreds of mummies, many with blue eyes and blond hair, were buried in a remote Chinese desert. Unearthed Caucasian mummies that are thousands of years old could substantially rewrite history of contact between East and West and challenge the assumption that China developed largely in isolation. Link

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Hapa Voice

Hapa Voice website was created as a celebration of multiracial Asian identity. Inspired by Kip Fulbeck’s, The Hapa Project, Hapa Voice is a photo blog, awareness project, educational resource, and discussion forum all in one. Created by Erica Johnson, Hapa Voice began as a means to create a unified community where people of multiracial heritage can visit and understand a sense of belonging. Additionally a tool to for parents to initiate discussions about race and identity with their kids and help them to develop a

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One Big Hapa Family

One Big Hapa Family –  a trailer for the live action feature documentary by Jeff Chiba Stearns. Coming soon to a film festival and city near you! Check out screening info at www.onebighapafamily.com “After a realization at a family reunion, half Japanese-Canadian filmmaker, Jeff Chiba Stearns, embarks on a journey of self-discovery to find out why everyone in his Japanese-Canadian family married interracially after his grandparents’ generation. This feature live action and animated documentary explores why almost 100% of all Japanese-Canadians are marrying interracially, the

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