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Community Focus
Location
Community Focus
Eastern Europe, Southern Europe, Southeast Asia, Sister Cities, North America
Location
Anacortes, WA
Anacortes Sister Cities Association. Joining hands around the world.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe, Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
The American Romanian Cultural Society (ARCS) is a nonprofit association striving to promote a better understanding of the rich culture of Central and Eastern Europe, with an emphasis on Romania and the American Romanian cultural heritage in the Seattle area. Our signature event is the Romanian Film Festival in Seattle hosted at SIFF Cinema Uptown every year in November, since 2014.
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Baroque Northwest is the presenting organization for the Grand Cru Baroque ensemble directed by Kim Pineda & August Denhard. The organization also presents workshops directed by members of the ensemble and occasionally by visiting artists. We are not a presenting organization for other ensembles. We are, however, interested in learning about individual artists. Please feel free to send us URLs of your work.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe
Location
Lake Forest Park, WA
VOLYA (Freedom in Belarusian) is a Belarusian folk group based in Seattle, Washington (USA). It was created in 2009 with the mission of introducing the people of the Pacific Northwest to the beauty and richness of Belarusian folklore. The group’s repertoire consists of traditional songs from different regions of Belarus, with a particular emphasis on ancient Belarusian songs, many with roots in pre-Christian and Medieval times, which performed in authentic style.
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe, Middle East, African American/Black, East Asia, Southern Europe, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, Western Europe (includes Central), Northern Africa
Location
Seattle, WA
One City promotes language learning and teaching opportunities that reflect the cultures of Puget Sound.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe
Location
Orekstra "Pakava It" - was born at the turn of 1999-2000, as a street orchestra, in the alleys of the center of Moscow. And the first site for Pakava was the boulevards and parks, in the center of the young Moscow street culture.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe
Location
Seattle, WA
Juliana & PAVA is a vocal ensemble performing ancient Russian folk songs.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe, Southern Europe
Location
Kirkland, WA
Hopa Trop Folk Ensemble performs Bulgarian dances and songs from all folklore regions of Bulgaria.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe
Location
Vocal Magic from Eastern Europe.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe, Sister Cities
Location
Seattle, WA
First Soviet-American Sister City in the U.S., connecting the people of Seattle, Washington and Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe, Southern Europe
Location
Anacortes, WA
The Vela Luka Croatian Dance Ensemble, founded in 1975, perform music and dance of Croatia and the United States. Anacortes, home of the Vela Luka Croatian Dance Ensemble, is located on Fidalgo Island in the Northwest corner of Washington State. One-quarter of the residents of this unique community are descended from immigrants from another fishing village: Vela Luka, on the Island of Korčula, Croatia. The performers in Vela Luka represent four generations of Croatian Americans who have introduced their culture’s extraordinary choreography, music, and instruments to people all over the world. Forming a cross-cultural link between the Puget Sound region and Croatia, the company strives to preserve Croatian folkways and culture for generations to come.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe, Southern Europe
Location
Seattle
In autumn of 1994, the University of Washington Scandinavian Department, with support from the Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies, began teaching the languages of the three Baltic States, Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian at multiple levels. Language instruction is at the core of the growing Program in Baltic Studies. This program is also developing in other areas. Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian materials are included in numerous courses. Prominent speakers on Baltic topics are regularly brought to the University for guest lectures and consultation with faculty and students. Outstanding students receive financial support for exchanges to Baltic universities.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe
Location
Seattle, WA
Students in our programs study the languages and cultures of Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union in a global context. They develop an exceptional understanding of a complex region recognized for its international influence.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe, Southern Europe
Location
Lynnwood, WA
Community Focus
Eastern Europe
Location
Berkeley
The East European Folklife Center (EEFC) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote, celebrate, and educate the public about traditional and traditionally based music, dance, and cultures of the Balkans.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe, Southern Europe
Location
Seattle
Community Focus
Eastern Europe, Southern Europe
Location
Seattle
A Seattle-based non-profit aerial dance theatre company that specializes in folklore and mythology.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe, Southern Europe
Location
Seattle, WA
St. James Youth Ministry empowers young people to BE the hands and feet of Christ, inviting them to embrace their baptismal priesthood, enter into the Paschal Mystery, and build the Kingdom of God.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe, Southern Europe, Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
St. Spiridon Orthodox Cathedral, Seattle is a part of the Diocese of the West (OCA). All services are in English.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe, Southern Europe, Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church is located in Seattle's Montlake neighborhood and serves a community of over 600 families.