Get ready to be captivated by the rich tapestry of Asian and Pacific Islander culture as TikTok announces an enthralling lineup of events, creator showcases, and live performances for this year's Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May! With a focus on community engagement, TikTok aims to bring people closer together and highlight the incredible contributions of API creators.
Here's a glimpse of the thrilling experiences that await you on TikTok during API Heritage Month:
- Live-Stream Events: TikTok is hosting a series of themed live events throughout May, shining a spotlight on talented API artists, dancers, and musicians. The #APIFamily live series will celebrate the rich cultural heritage and the incredible impact of the API community on the platform.
- API-Owned SMBs: As part of the festivities, TikTok will feature a diverse collection of API-owned small and medium-sized businesses, showcasing how they use the platform to celebrate their heritage and grow their businesses innovatively.
- Exclusive Music Playlists: Immerse yourself in the tunes of API musicians with specially curated playlists by Keshi and mxmtoon. Discover a wide range of genres, including Hip-Hop, K-Pop, Indie, #SouthAsian sounds, and more! Follow @MusicOnTikTok to stay updated on social programming featuring artists like Tyler Shaw and Thuy.
- API Visionary Voices: For the first time ever, TikTok is launching the 'API Visionary Voices' initiative, honoring 15 influential API creators, business owners, and cultural changemakers who are making a significant impact on TikTok and beyond. The honorees, recognized across three categories - Creators, Industry Disruptors, and Small Business Owners - use their platforms to celebrate, honor, and shape the legacy of API heritage.
TikTok's dedication to community engagement and celebration is evident in its efforts to promote cultural contributions from all its users. Through these initiatives, the platform aims to foster greater connections among different segments of society, making it an inclusive and enjoyable space for everyone.
So, gear up for an unforgettable month of discovery, celebration, and appreciation of the vibrant API culture. Join the Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month festivities on TikTok and dive into the world of music, dance, and creativity that awaits you!