During the month of May, we are celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. As a region, New England has such a diverse population, representing the history and heritage from all over Asia and the Pacific Islands.

On this page you will find details about our AAPI Match on May 25th, access community resources, learn about some of our AAPI alumni players, and explore the initiatives happening throughout the month with the New England Revolution.

AAPI Heritage Night | May 25
AAPI Heritage Night | May 25

Come join the New England Revolution as they honor AAPI Heritage Month during the match against New York City FC on Saturday, May 25th, at 7:30 pm at Gillette Stadium.

Fan Zone activities to start at 5:00pm with music and dance performances as well as activations from local organizations. Don’t miss out!

Activities in Fan Zone

  • Experience live shows featuring performances by Showa Boston, Boston Shufukai Kendo, Bolly Beatzz, Move & Inspire, Binh Dinh Academy, and Iskwelahang Pilipino.
  • Music by DJ Rohann Awaru.
  • Stop by the Dragon and Lion costume exhibition by Gund Kwok, the first Asian Women's Lion & Dragon Dance Troupe in the United States.
  • Learn how to make origamis and play Kendama with the Japanese Association of Greater Boston.
  • Visit the Quincy Asian Resources, Inc activation booth to discover their community initiatives.

Halftime Performance

Experience a Lion and Dragon dance performance by Gund Kwok will during the halftime. Gund Kwok, the first Asian Women's Lion & Dragon Dance Troupe in the United States, was established in February 1998 to give Asian and Asian American women an opportunity to express their creativity, power, and strength through performing the lion and dragon dances.

AAPI Heritage Night Participants
AAPI Heritage Night Participants

Community Resources

Take some time this May, or any month, to support some of these organizations and individuals from the AAPI community in New England.


The New England Revolution hosted a soccer clinic for 25 youth at the Boston Center and Youth Families location in Chinatown, Boston. Participants practiced their soccer skills with guidance from Revolution Academy coaches.