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2019
05/05
15th Annual San Diego Dragon Boat Festival Held on May 4th
15th Annual San Diego Dragon Boat Festival was held at Mission Bay Park in San Diego on May 4th, the event combined ancient ritual and sport. According to 《abc 10 News》 “The sight of dragons could be seen flying across the waters of Mission Bay, as competitors gathered for a day of dragon boat racing.” The honor claimed is on a boat with a dragon head mounted at the front of the boat, which pays homage to the Chinese dragon deity.  Linda Tu who heads the San Diego Alliance for Asian Pacific Islander Americans help start the first local dragon boat races. "The spirit of the dragon is in the wind and in the water and in the skies. That's why we have dragon boats," said Linda Tu. The blend of precision, power and passion now fuels a sport found in some 70 different countries and territories.
2019
04/05
The San Diego Alliance for Asian Pacific Islander Americans’ President Linda Tu Honored for Civic Cultural Work
According to the news of 《La Jolla Light》the San Diego Alliance for Asian Pacific Islander Americans’ president Linda Tu honored for civic cultural work, she was one of 17 “Women of Distinction” from across San Diego, who were honored March 20 by 78th Assembly member Todd Gloria at the Women’s Museum of California in Liberty Station. Linda Tu was recognized in the Civics category for her decades of service to a unique community in San Diego. Since 2005, Linda has been the president of the San Diego Alliance for Asian Pacific Islander Americans and has organized the San Diego Dragon Boat Race Festival on Mission Bay. Linda Tu became a resident of La Jolla in 1988 and taught at the San Diego Chinese Academy at La Jolla Country Day School. She is also a board member of the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, where, She has co-curated an exhibited documenting San Diego in the 1930s and 1940s and interviewed people who, as children, lived in what was known as Chinatown. Linda Tu is also an arts and culture columnist for Asia Reader, through which she helps San Diego celebrate many Taiwanese traditions and showcase San Diego’s diverse Asian Pacific Islander performing and visual arts.