Thank you!

Our February Mixer was a huge success! What a great way to kickoff to a new year with KASH! 2019 has much in store for our members, and we’re excited to embark on another year in our community! A huge thank you to the 40+ people who came out to the mixer – including members of the Filipino Young Professionals and the NA Asian American Professionals. Food and karaoke rooms were generously provided by Izakaya Hi. Izakaya Hi is a new small plate restaurant located near the Energy Corridor. If you have not had a chance – stop by and check it out! From the delicious food to the great conversation, the mixer – which started at 7PM – lasted until well after midnight. It was such a blast, no one wanted to leave! Be sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook for details on all our upcoming 2019 events.

Upcoming Events

Korean Movie Night: Dongju – The Portrait of a Poet

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Location: Korean Cultural Center Houston
1809 Hollister St, Houston, Texas 77080

Join us for the first Korean Movie Night of 2019! Korean Cultural Center Houston will be showing a free screening of Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet in honor of the 100th Independence Day anniversary. Free pizza and popcorn will be provided. See you there!

Asian Representation: Overcoming Whitewashing and Stereotypes

Thursday, March 7, 2019 from
6:15PM – 8:00PM
Location: Asia Society Texas Center
1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston, Texas 77004

Join Asia Society Texas Center for a discussion with actors Rizwan Manji and Tim Jo on representation and the whitewashing of Asian characters in American cinema and television.

Houston Dragon Boat Festival

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Location: Allen’s Landing Park
1005 Commerce St, Houston, TX 77002

KASH will once again field a team for the 2019 Dragon Boat Festival!

The Houston Dragon Boat Festival is held in the beautiful downtown Allen’s Landing Park and will feature cultural performances and live music throughout the day. Each team will participate in three races throughout the day.

Dragon boat racing is a canoe sport, and began as a modern international sport in Hong Kong in 1976. For races, there are 18-20 people in a standard boat, not including the steersperson (helm) and the drummer.

Registration is $25 for members and $40 for non-members (includes annual KASH membership). Fees will cover practice sessions, food and beverages at the festival, and a team t-shirt.

If you are interested in joining our team, please complete the form below.

Questions? Please contact Lauren, this year’s KASH Team Captain!


Become a part of an active, thriving community dedicated to promoting Korean culture in Houston!

• Learn about and experience Korean culture first-hand
• Engage the Korean community in Houston
• Regular meet-ups with like-minded young adults
• Free and/or discounted entry to paid events and socials

• Membership is open to adults 21+
• Renews annually

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