Tippi Hedren & Kieu-Chinh to Join CND for Tet Festival & Product Launch

Legendary actress, humanitarian and pioneer of the Vietnamese-American Nail Professional movement, Tippi Hedren, and Vietnamese-American actress and philanthropist Kieu-Chinh will join CND (Creative Nail Design, Inc.) at the 2016 Tet Festival in Orange County, California on Saturday, February 13 to help promote the launch of an exciting new product line and reaffirm the brand’s commitment to the Vietnamese community.

A celebration of the Lunar New Year and the spring season, the annual Tet Festival is a 3-day weekend event that immerses over 60,000 visitors in a vibrant array of live entertainment and cultural displays, including an eye-catching parade.

For CND’s debut appearance at the festival, guests of honor Hedren and Chinh will join nail industry icon and CND Co-founder & Style Director Jan Arnold in the parade ensemble, as well as attend a meet & greet with fans at the brand’s exhibit booth later that afternoon. While CND will have a presence for the duration of the event (Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14), all three ambassadors will be available Saturday only for photo opps and informational meetings surrounding the brand’s latest launch.


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Saturday, February 13, 2016
Tet Parade: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Tet Festival: 11:00am – 11:00pm
Ambassador Meet & Greet: 2:00pm-5:30pm at Booth #SW04


Tet Parade: Magnolia Street to Bushard Street, Westminster, CA 92683

Tet Festival Exhibit Booth: OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA, 92626; Booth #SW04

About Tet Festival: Each year, those of Vietnamese descent celebrate the coming lunar year with their most significant holiday, Tet Nguyen Dan. The holiday honors the Lunar New Year, the beginning of spring, and a way to start fresh. Attracting over 60,000 visitors annually, the Tet Festival is a three-day event during which visitors are immersed in a vibrant array of traditional foods, live entertainment, cultural displays, festive games, and spectacular firecracker shows all in the name of celebrating the New Year. The Union of the Vietnamese Student Associations Southern California (UVSA) has been the host of the Tet Festival for over 30 years. Granted the exclusive right to host the festival in 2002, UVSA contributes thousands of volunteer hours to help youth build strong leadership skills, cultural awareness, and experiences. UVSA is a 501(c)3 non-profit, non-partisan, community-based organization that was founded in 1982. Over the past years, the organization has awarded over $1,000,000 in festival proceeds to non-profits in the community. http://tetfestival.org/

About Tet Parade: Taking place during the Tet Festival weekend, the Little Saigon Tet Parade is organized by the Vietnamese American Federation of Southern California. The parade aims to celebrate the Lunar New Year and to preserve and promote Vietnamese culture to the younger generations and to the greater community. http://tetparade.org/

About CND: Founded in 1979 and based in San Diego, CA, CND (Creative Nail Design, Inc.) is the global leader in professional nail products and services – including SHELLAC Brand 14+ Day Nail Color. Deeply committed to advancing the nail care industry, CND devotes significant time and resources to product research and development, education and customer support. Only CND delivers high performance nail color on the cutting edge of fashion and technology.