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Community Focus
Location
Community Focus
Middle East
Location
Kirkland, WA
A Coptic Orthodox Church with services for the Greater Seattle Area
Community Focus
Middle East, Jewish
Location
Seattle, WA
Be’er Sheva, Israel and Seattle, Washington together make the world more connected through our Sister City Program.
Community Focus
Middle East, Northern Africa
Location
Seattle, WA
Seattle Arab Festival is nonprofit cultural organization working to foster a deeper understanding of the Arab world, and to cultivate an appreciation for the richness and vibrancy of Arab culture, through educational programs and community outreach events.
Community Focus
Middle East, Multicultural
Location
Nadira has become one of the most passionate, elegant and dynamic Middle Eastern performers in the U.S. Having graced many audiences throughout the U.S., Canada, Turkey, Egypt and abroad, her dance is graceful, seamless and multi-faceted.
Community Focus
Middle East, Multicultural
Location
Mirabai is an engaging, soulful entertainer and a gifted belly dance artist who energizes her audiences! Her devotion to the dance, love of her audiences, and exquisite artistry make her a beloved dancer, entertainer, choreographer and teacher.
Community Focus
Middle East
Location
Seattle
The Middle East Center is a comprehensive National Resource Center (NRC) funded by the United States Department of Education. It is the oldest, continuously funded National Resource Center at the University of Washington. The Center also serves as the conduit for partnerships beyond the University that enhance and strengthen Americans’ understanding of the Middle East.
Community Focus
Middle East
Location
Redmond, WA
The Islamic Center of Redmond is open for the five daily prayers and for two Jumu'ah prayers at 12:30 and 1:30 pm. Before attending prayer, check out the guidelines located under the prayer schedule.
Community Focus
Middle East
Location
Seattle, WA
The Iranian American Community Alliance is a Seattle-based, 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-religious, and non-political organization, working to unite, strengthen, and mobilize the Iranian American community and serve the greater Seattle area.
Community Focus
Middle East
Location
Popular traditional Arab music
Community Focus
Middle East, Northern Africa
Location
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, African American/Black, Northern Africa
Location
Kent, WA
Any community needs we’re here to help.
Community Focus
Middle East, Northern Africa, North America
Location
Seattle, WA
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3), grassroots civil rights and advocacy group. CAIR is America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, with regional offices nationwide and in Canada. As a chapter, CAIR-WA works hard every day challenging anti-Muslim hate, defending the rights of American Muslims, empowering Muslim families, youth, children and elders to use their voice through mainstream media and lobbying, and building results-focused relationships with leaders in business, academia, labor, faith, and government.
Community Focus
Middle East, Multicultural
Location
Don Baragiano performs a multi-cultural blend of enticing, upbeat music. His performance creates a diverse musical tour from around the world…and the audience doesn’t even need a passport.

Don lived and worked in Saudi Arabia for 3 years. There he learned about their culture and music, which is instrumental in helping him to recreate some of those exotic innovative sounds on his guitar.
Community Focus
Middle East
Location
Seattle, WA
Community Focus
Middle East, Multicultural, Northern Africa
Location
Raks Maleka hails from the University Family YMCA Belly Dance class, taught by Katia Sahar. We meet every Monday night to dance and to come together as friends
Community Focus
Middle East
Location
Seattle, WA
We perform lively folkloric dances from cultures of the Middle East, American belly dance, and innovative fusion dances.
Community Focus
Middle East, Northern Africa
Location
Suzanna is an authentic entertainer with powerful movement quality and versatility who genuinely connects with her audience.
Community Focus
Central Asia, Middle East, Jewish
Location
Seattle, WA
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Caribbean, Multicultural, Northern Africa, Latin America, North America
Location
Edmonds, WA
Ed Hartman is an award-winning composer, who has scored music for film, T.V., radio, and even a planetarium.
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Southern Africa
Location
Seattle, WA
For over 20 years Anzanga has brought the electrifying energizing music of African marimba to weddings, schools, festivals, culture events and more. We draw our repertoire primarily from Zimbabwe influences from Mozambique, South Africa and Gambia, in addition to playing compositions of our own. We are based in Seattle, Washington, and have toured nationally and internationally.