How you can celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month during May

Samantha Escobar
May 16, 2019
During the month of May, we celebrate the cultures, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Asian/Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. Since the late 70s, the United States has celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islanders heritage in the US. During this month of May, we wanted to highlight some ways to appreciate and celebrate the culture as well.

Explore AAPI Histroy

A few ways to do this is by going to museums and reading about the history of AAPI individuals. A great way to do this is by visiting some great online resources that will expand your knowledge on AAPI history, Below is a list of online resources

Create a website with .ASIA

What better way to celebrate your Asian Heritage with a .ASIA domain! .ASIA domain names are open to individuals, organizations, and businesses. If you are looking to expand your business into the Asian market, .ASIA is the domain for you. Even if you want to show facts or history about your heritage or where your family is from .ASIA is a great way to show your visitors what your website is all about.


If you know anyone of AAPI heritage and they have a food shop or local store, support them! Want to know more about their culture? Trying their food or checking out their local businesses is a great way to appreciate the culture. Read this link on the different businesses you can support throughout the month of May.

There are many other ways to celebrate this month. You can go to a local book store and pick up a book about the history of Asian Pacific Americans. You can talk to relatives or friends you know who have that heritage and ask them more about their ancestors. However, you decide to celebrate, make sure always to be respectful and to expand your knowledge and share it with others.