Today, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution has announced a partnership with AsianBossGirl to celebrate Disney's "Raya and the Last Dragon," the studio's first Southeast Asian-inspired film with a "Weekend of Raya" event on Saturday, May 22, and Sunday, May 23. The film is now available on 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™, DVD, and Digital with exclusive bonus features.
The partnership, which coincides with Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, will honor and highlight the cultures of Southeast Asia as well as the AAPI artists and filmmakers that helped to bring the film to life. From the delicious flavors of Thailand to the shadow puppetry of Indonesia, follow along on Instagram (@asianbossgirl) with AsianBossGirl hosts Melody Cheng, Helen Wu, and Janet Wang throughout the weekend and join in on fun activities including:
* A retelling of Raya's epic adventures as told in the "Raya and the Last Dragon" Little Golden Book will be adapted as a Southeast Asian shadow puppet performance and by Girl Tales, a podcast that features strong female characters in reimagined fairytales. Watch the shadow play on the Disney Movies YouTube channel and stream the podcast during the weekend.
* An Instagram cooking demonstration hosted by Omsom co-founders and sisters Vanessa and Kim Pham along with "Raya and the Last Dragon" star Kelly Marie Tran. The duo will be cooking up a delectable dish using one of the starters from the Limited-Edition Southeast Asian Omsom Sampler. Don't miss the virtual cooking class on Instagram (@omsom) on Saturday, May 22, at 11 a.m. PDT.
* A step-by-step cooking demo with Pepper Teigen who will be whipping up a batch of coconut pancakes, a family favorite from her New York Times Bestseller® The Pepper Thai Cookbook. The video will be available on Instagram (@pepperthai2) the morning of Saturday, May 22.
* Explore the world of Kumandra with the "Raya and the Last Dragon" AR Experience. Log into the Disney Movie Insiders app to experience it now and bring #DisneyRaya to life. Membership required.
* Activity sheets filled with coloring pages and maze games as well as print-outs for families to create their very own Raya and Sisu shadow puppets along with downloadable recipe cards will be available at Disney Movie Insiders.
The film hails from directors Don Hall and Carlos López Estrada, co-directors Paul Briggs and John Ripa, producers Osnat Shurer and Peter Del Vecho, and features the voices of Kelly Marie Tran as Raya and Awkwafina as Sisu.