Asian Fest comes to Queens’ MarketPlace Feb. 1

A centuries-old tradition with a flashy, upbeat energy, the Chinese Lion Dancers perform acrobatic feats and leaps, interacting with the audience during Asian Fest on Feb. 1. (Courtesy photos/Special to West Hawaii Today)

Taiko drumming will kick off Asian Fest Feb. 1 at Queens’ MarketPlace.

A celebration of the far east and a rousing welcome to the Year of the Pig, Queens’ MarketPlace invites the community to join it for Asian Fest 5-8 p.m. Feb. 1.