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A Hybrid Dia de Muertos Festival Seattle Remembers and Celebrates the Departed

A Hybrid Dia de Muertos Festival Seattle Remembers and Celebrates the Departed Links below will open new web pages. Seattle Center Festál: Dia de Muertos Festival Seattle, streaming at 12 noon on Sunday, Oct. 31, presents traditional dances, pre-Columbian music and a lecture by archeologist Lorena Medina, who will… [ Keep reading ]

Indigenous People Festival Celebrates Creativity, Brilliance and Resilience

10.08.2021 Links below will open new windows. Seattle Center Festál: Indigenous People Festival, Oct. 12-15, presents four days of virtual performances and panels featuring locally and nationally recognized Indigenous artists and advocates. The public may join the festival free of charge by clicking here. This annual festival provides a venue… [ Keep reading ]

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Celebrating Hispanic Influences at Seattle Center The 30 days between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15 are considered Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States, a time of independence days and national holidays for Mexico, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Chile. At Seattle Center, Hispanic influences, including… [ Keep reading ]

Sea Mar Fiestas Patrias Highlights Latin American Independence, Culture, Health and Fitness

09.14.2021 Seattle Center Festál: Sea Mar Fiestas Patrias, starting at 12 noon on Saturday, Sept. 18, celebrates Latino culture with music, folk dancers, poetry and demonstrations of tantalizing, time-honored foods. Click here to link to the live stream. The annual festival commemorates the historical independence of countries within the Latin… [ Keep reading ]

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

09.03.2021 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… [ 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 ]

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 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 ]

Summer at the Center Entertains and Enriches with Movies, Live Music, Online Festivals and Outdoor Art

Updated: June 24, 2021 As our region and the world transition from a time of isolation to a return to public gathering, Seattle Center is just beginning to dip our toes into the notion of in-person events. As Seattle Center heads into the summer season, many activities on the grounds… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Center Congratulates Northwest Folklife Festival on its 50th Anniversary

One of Seattle Center’s most extraordinary and enduring community partnerships celebrates a milestone this year, the 50th anniversary of Northwest Folklife Festival. This massive four-day annual event over Memorial Day weekend, typically presenting around 5,000 artists on 25 stages (in non-pandemic times), traditionally serves as the start of summer on… [ Keep reading ]