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Seattle Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival Highlights Hawaiian Artists Hard Hit by the Pandemic

Seattle Center Festál: Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 12, streaming on Facebook highlights music, hula, workshops, Hawaiian learning experiences and an expanded virtual vendor marketplace. With a theme of Na Mele O Hawai’i, the 13th annual festival centers bands and musicians in Hawai’i who… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Center Announces RFP to Reimagine and Reinvigorate Bumbershoot Arts & Culture Festival

Seattle Center is pleased to announce a request for proposals (RFP) for a Bumbershoot Arts & Music Festival producing partner with the creativity, drive, capacity and collaborative inclination to build a sustainable structure for this beloved and much anticipated annual festival. The RFP will consider proposals from locally based, national… [ Keep reading ]

New Band Announced for Aug. 29 Mural Amphitheatre Concert

August 24, 2021 Seattle Center Festál Presents Music at the Mural announces a new band for this Sunday, Aug. 29. Stay Grounded will join Two Story Zori in place of Ghost Horse. The concert starts at 12 noon at Mural Amphitheatre at Seattle Center. Stay Grounded, a hardworking, eclectic group of… [ Keep reading ]

Tibet Fest Preserves Traditional Tibetan Arts and Culture as It Explores the Contemporary Tibetan Diaspora

Seattle Center Festál: Tibet Fest, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 28, streaming on Facebook, preserves Tibetan arts and traditions and provides an opportunity for the broader public to experience this very rich and unique culture. City of Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan launches the festival with a special greeting,… [ Keep reading ]

New Outdoor Music Series Launches Aug. 15 at Seattle Center

A new outdoor music series launches Aug. 15 at Mural Amphitheatre at Seattle Center, curated by the people who bring Seattle Center Festál to the community. Seattle Center Festál presents Music at the Mural offers multi-cultural, multilingual, multi-rhythmic world sounds on five Sundays this summer, 12 noon– 2 p.m., Aug…. [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Arab Festival Highlights Arab History, Arts, Stories and Food

Seattle Center Festál: Seattle Arab Festival, Aug. 12-15, features traditional Arabic music, storytelling, food demonstrations, dancing and other performances that showcase the traditions, talents and accomplishments of Arabs and Arab Americans. Link to the virtual festival on Facebook. Each year, Seattle Arab Festival seeks to strengthen the ties among Arab… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Center Welcomes Chelsea Riddick-Most to Lead Programs and Events

Seattle Center is thrilled to announce the selection of Chelsea Riddick-Most as Director of Programs and Events at Seattle Center following a highly competitive, national search. Riddick-Most arrives at Seattle Center, a City of Seattle department, as the region and world grapple with a global pandemic that has profoundly affected in-person events… [ Keep reading ]

BrasilFest Offers a Colorful and Music-Packed Peek into Brazilian Culture

Seattle Center Festál: BrasilFest live streams 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 22, on Facebook. The virtual celebration, held during the week of Brazilian Folklore Day, reflects the spirit of Brazilian culture, where a mix of physical and mental strength ground movement, tradition adorns fresh foods and music serves… [ Keep reading ]

Did You Know?

As we approach the other end of the global pandemic (hopefully), we have found that the 16-month journey has changed event production “at Seattle Center.” With the moratorium on in-person events last March, organizations that reside on the grounds, along with our own public programming, quickly pivoted to virtual activities…. [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Polish Festival Celebrates Polish Culture through Costumes, Saturday, July 10

Seattle Center Festál: Polish Festival Seattle, 11 a.m., Saturday, July 10, streaming on Facebook, offers a virtual celebration of Polish culture, traditions and contemporary achievements. The 9th annual festival features Polish costumes, music and dance, workshops, an in-person vodka tasting and a Polish embroidery workshop. Dressed for Celebration, showcasing over… [ Keep reading ]