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MLK Day Celebration, Jan. 18

Join in the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and share in his vision and dream. You’ll enjoy a full afternoon of entertainment that recall the ideas and legacy of this great civil rights leader.

Hmong New Year Celebration, Nov. 7

Participate in the Lunar New Year through storytelling, dance, embroidery, flower clothe demonstrations, music and the customary courtship ritual of ball tossing.

TurkFest – Turkish Cultural Festival

Discover how unique cultural and natural elements shape the daily lives of people in and around Turkey as you explore one of the most dynamic regions of the world. Folk dances, a fashion show, shadow puppetry, art and textiles, Turkish foods and coffees and the festival’s version of the legendary Grand Bazaar in Istanbul celebrate the multiple cultures that link modern Turkey to the East and West.

CroatiaFest, Oct. 4

CroatiaFest reveals this rich and distinctive culture through folk dancing, music, foods and more. The festival’s theme this year, “Croatian Women: Tradition Bearers,” delves into their unique and influential place in Croatian history and society.

Festa Italiana Seattle, Sept. 26 – 27

From classical and popular music to pasta and wine, Festa Italiana Seattle is a “Celebration of All Things Italian.” Food vendors, crafts, a wine garden, puppet theatre, bocce ball tournaments, grape-stomping competitions, Italian films and much more honor the “old country” and transform Seattle Center into a little Italy.

Seattle Fiestas Patrias, Sept. 19-20

Join us for Seattle Fiestas Patrias, a celebration of Latin American independence – with dance, continuous live music, Latin American foods, exhibits and children’s activities.

Korean Cultural Celebration, Sept. 12

Folk songs, dance, foods, Tae Kwon Do, films and art displays highlight Korea’s cultural evolution at Safeco Insurance Festál: Korean Cultural Celebration.

Discover Rituals and Traditions at Tibet Fest

Centuries-old stories, rituals, foods and melodies link an ancient culture to modern times at Safeco Insurance Festál: Tibet Fest – Tibetan Cultural Heritage, Aug. 22 – 23, Noon – 6 p.m., in Center House at Seattle Center. Tibet’s ancient and modern history is woven through Tibet Fest, which preserves and presents centuries-old… [ Keep reading ]