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Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe (includes Central)
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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
Northern Europe/Scandinavia, North America
Location
Tacoma, WA
The Scandinavian Cultural Center is dedicated to increasing and sharing knowledge of Scandinavian history and culture with the wider community of the Tacoma and South Puget Sound area.
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Seattle, WA
The Norwegian Male Chorus of Seattle was founded in 1889 — the year of Washington’s statehood — and is the oldest continuously operating choral organization in Seattle.
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
Northern Europe/Scandinavia, North America
Location
Bellevue, WA
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Bellevue, WA
As one of the largest chapters of the nationwide Finlandia Foundation, the Seattle Chapter of Finlandia Foundation actively pursues objectives that have been the core of the chapter since its establishment in 1968 by providing Finnish language classes, presenting Finnish movies, organizing a variety of events throughout the year such as the Finnish Independence Day Dinner and Dance, and more!
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Portland, OR
Clan Donnachaidh Pacific Northwest Branch was founded over 55 years ago to allow Reids, Reeds, Robertsons, Duncans, McConnachie, Donnachie and others to communicate.
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
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Olympia, WA
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Olympia, WA
The Irish Cultural Society of the Pacific Northwest was founded in 2014 as a Washington State nonprofit corporation and took over running the Sean-nós Northwest Festival. We are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The Sean-nós Northwest Traditional Irish Weekend celebrates and promotes three aspects of traditional Irish culture: sean-nós singing, sean-nós dancing, and the Irish language.
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
, WA
The WRA was established in 1975 to promote and preserve the art of Rosemaling. Some of our members are accomplished Rosemalers, but many more are beginning painters and individuals simply interested in learning more about Rosemaling and of course, just having fun!
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Vashon Island
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Seattle, WA
A Seattle-based, competitive Irish Dance school with over 40 years of history in the Pacific Northwest.
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Seattl, WA
The Swedish School Association in Seattle offers education in Swedish for Swedish speaking students from preschool through high school.
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia, Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Bellevue, WA
91.3 KBCS is a public radio station serving the Seattle-Tacoma region
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Spokane, WA
We are a non-profit, non-sectarian organization open to all, without bias to race, color or gender, to anyone of Scottish descent, or any other person who has a strong interest in Scottish heritage or culture.

The Spokane Highland Games Association supports itself through a yearly funds raising event, the Spokane Scottish Highland Games, and through individual and corporate sponsorship contributions.
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia, Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Pasco
Skweez The Weezle plays traditional and original Celtic tunes and songs on bagpipes, whistles, guitar, bodhràn, and other instruments.
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Everett
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Seattle
The Scandinavian Hour, a community staple for over a half a century in Seattle, is currently heard on KKNW 1150 on the AM dial. Tune in Saturday mornings to hear Scandinavian community news, information, and of course music! Accordion, fiddle, and dance music from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, and even the Faroe Islands is regularly featured with modern music and banter. Join us!