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Community Focus
Western Europe (includes Central), North America
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Community Focus
Eastern Europe
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Vocal Magic from Eastern Europe.
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Community Focus
Eastern Europe, Western Europe (includes Central)
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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, Pacific/Pacific Islander, Jewish, Southern Europe, Multicultural, Western Europe (includes Central), Sister Cities, Latin America
Location
Seattle, WA
The Northwest Accordion Society brings together people "for the love of the accordion". We publish a quarterly magazine, award scholarships and produce accordion events including Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration and Day of the Accordion.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe, Jewish
Location
Seattle
The Kosher Red Hots open the treasury of Jewish music. They embrace a timeless world-café of folk songs, whirlwind klezmer music from Eastern Europe, Judeo-Spanish romances from the eastern Mediterranean, and songs from New York's Yiddish theater. They have collaborated with NPR's Susan Stamberg and have inspired dancing in the aisles on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor.
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Native American/First Nations, Northern Europe/Scandinavia, African American/Black, Jewish, Multicultural, North America
Location
Seattle, WA
Living Voices is a nationally touring educational theatre bringing life to history through the power of live theatre, video, and personal discussion
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Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Seattle , WA
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.
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Eastern Europe, Southern Europe
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Lynnwood, WA
The Islamic Community of Bosniaks in Washington was formed on December 10, 2000 in order to:

Preserve and enrich the religious and cultural traditions of Bosniaks in Washington.

Foster fraternity and goodwill among Bosniaks and the community at large.

Organize cultural activities, such as picnics and social gatherings, and community sports.

Provide Islamic religious education and spiritual guidance to the Bosniak community.

Educate Bosniaks and the community at large about drugs, alcoholism, social justice, family values and morality.

Create programs for Bosniak children and adolescents, and youth from the community at large.
Community Focus
Native American/First Nations, Multicultural, Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Nine Miles Falls, WA
Friends of Spokane House (FOSH) is a nonprofit 501-c3 organization dedicated to promoting public awareness of the early fur trade activities that shaped the Euro and Native American history of the Inland Northwest.
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Native American/First Nations, Northern Europe/Scandinavia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Middle East, African American/Black, Pacific/Pacific Islander, Global Indigenous, East Asia, Caribbean, Jewish, South Asia, Southern Europe, Central America, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, Western Europe (includes Central), Northern Africa, Latin America, North America, South America
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Olympia, WA
Enrich the resiliency and vibrancy of individuals and communities through joyful learning, creative cultural expression, and appreciation of folklife
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
Chicano-Latino, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Pacific/Pacific Islander, East Asia, South Asia, Southern Europe, Central America, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, Latin America, South America
Location
Seattle, WA
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Community Focus
Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Seattle, WA
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Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe, African American/Black, Southern Europe, Multicultural, Northern Africa
Location
Woodinville, WA
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Native American/First Nations, Northern Europe/Scandinavia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe, Middle East, African American/Black, Pacific/Pacific Islander, East Asia, Caribbean, Jewish, South Asia, Southern Europe, Central America, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, Western Europe (includes Central), Northern Africa, Sister Cities, Latin America, North America, South America
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Seattle, WA
Since 1972, Northwest Folklife has been deeply committed to celebrating the diversity of our Northwest communities and demystifying our differences together, under one roof. Our work centers on preserving cultural arts, bridging connections to heritage and identity, and cultivating the ever-evolving traditions of the Pacific Northwest.
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
Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Seattle, WA
The Alliance Française de Seattle is a dynamic educational and cultural 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in the state of Washington, whose mission is to promote the French language and Francophone cultures through diverse programs in the Puget Sound area.
Community Focus
Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Mill Creek, WA
The Hungarian American Association of Washington is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Hungarian heritage and to creating better understanding and appreciation of the Hungarian culture in the community.  Üdvözlünk a Washingtoni Magyar Amerikai Szövetség oldalán!
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Portland, OR
Founded in 1986 to support the Nordic language programs at Portland State University, Nordic Northwest has expanded on its original mission over the past three decades to become the home for all things Nordic in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Anchored by a Midsummer festival in June and a Christmas market in December, Nordic Northwest's roster of programming includes concerts, exhibits, family programming, special events, film screenings, lectures, classes, dances, performances and celebrations throughout the entire year that focus on the cultures of Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

Community Focus
Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Wilmette, IL
Danish Brotherhood Lodge #29 based in Seattle is a member of the National Foundation for Danish America (NFDA), which was formed in 2019 with the goal of strengthening cooperation among Danish American organizations and ties between Denmark (or Danish Culture) AND persons who have a special interest or relationship with Denmark. There are approximately 1.5 Million Americans who claim at least partial Danish heritage, and call themselves “Danish Americans”. We aim to provide opportunities for Danish Americans and their clubs and organizations to network, coordinate, share and collaborate in order to preserve and promote Danish culture and heritage in America.