Months ago, leaders from the Armenian and Korean community decided they wanted to plan a two-day celebraton. Not even triple digit weather can hold them back.
Volunteers grill chicken kebob and bbq ribs during the first annual , which started Saturday and continues Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at , 3901 Dunsmore Ave., La Crescenta.
Performances for the event included , and Master Chung from Elite Tae Kwon Do on Saturday.
A traditional Armenian wedding happens about 4 p.m. Sunday, along with carnival rides, music and dance performances, according to the Korean Armenian Cultural Festival Facebook page.
Los Angeles County Department Parks & Recreation, Supervisor Michael Antonovich, businesses, the Crescenta Valley Town Council and non-profit organizations are co-sponsoring the event.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Crescenta Valley Town Council Scholarship Fund and the in La Crescenta.
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