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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 ]

May 15: Spirit of Africa Features African Music and Dance Live from Dakar, Senegal

Seattle Center Festál: Spirit of Africa Festival, 3 p.m.– 5 p.m., Saturday, May 15, celebrates the joyful, rich and diverse music, dance and culture of Africa, while it strives to engage the broader community in African culture and the importance of music and dance both today and throughout history. The… [ Keep reading ]

May 8: A Glimpse of China–Seattle Chinese Culture and Arts Festival (Virtual Event)

Music, Movement and Online Exploration  Seattle Center Festál: Glimpse of China–Seattle Chinese Culture & Arts Festival, 12 noon to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 8, online at Facebook, seeks to explore and promote 5,000 years of Chinese culture and heritage with live streaming music, martial arts and other Chinese movement traditions, demonstrations and decorative arts. The online festival highlights traditional Chinese… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Center and One Reel Announce Next Steps to Sustain the Nation’s Top Urban Arts Festival: Bumbershoot

One Reel and Seattle Center are pleased to announce a new collaborative effort to sustain Bumbershoot Arts & Music Festival long into the future. Moving outside their long-established arrangements, next steps for the two will be formation of a Bumbershoot Exploratory Committee to inform and advise the Seattle Center Director… [ Keep reading ]

Virtual Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration Offers Music, Movement and Online Learning

Seattle Center Festál: Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration, 12 noon to 2 p.m., Sunday, May 2, online click here, seeks to preserve and promote the culture, heritage and contributions of Asian Pacific Islanders (API) and Asian Pacific Americans (APA) in the Pacific Northwest region. This streaming event is free and… [ Keep reading ]

Virtual Seattle Cherry Blossom and Japanese Cultural Festival Offers Music, Creation, Culture and Online Fun!

Seattle Center Festál: Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., April 9-11, is presented virtually this year on their website. The annual festival seeks to deepen understanding and highlight the cultural contributions and achievements of Japan and Japanese Americans. The festival includes online performances and martial arts,… [ Keep reading ]