Episode 7: Meet the Founder of the First Festival Celebrating Asian Culture in Grand Rapids (w/ Ace Marasigan)
You may know Ace Marasigan as the founder of the Grand Rapids Asian-Pacific Festival.
However, his childhood was spent in the Philippines, living in poverty near a community dumpsite. Find out about how Ace persevered, despite the difficult hand he was dealt, how his son inspired him to plan the first festival celebrating Asian-Pacific culture in Grand Rapids, and get an inside scoop on this year’s festival offerings (SPOILER: there will be sumo wrestlers)! Listen to these stories and more while we drink Gammadeluxe by Jolly Pumpkin!