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Community Focus
Western Europe (includes Central), North America
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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
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
Location
Olympia, WA
Enrich the resiliency and vibrancy of individuals and communities through joyful learning, creative cultural expression, and appreciation of folklife
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Community Focus
Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Seattle, 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
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.
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Community Focus
Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Seattle, WA
Promoting Italian culture in Seattle and surrounding communities
Community Focus
Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Seattle, WA
Honorary Consulate of Germany in Washington and Montana
Community Focus
Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Redmond, WA
The mission of the Holland America Club is to promote contact between the Dutch, Americans of Dutch ancestry, and all other friends of the Netherlands and to maintain cultural and other contact with the Netherlands for the benefit of the members and their American friends.
Community Focus
Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Maple Valley
Happy Hans’ Music is proud to have been entertaining audiences of all ages throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond since 1976. Our unique blend of authentic "old-time" German/Austrian music mixed with popular "sing-along" classics have been a part of many special occasions.
Community Focus
Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Mill Creek, WA
The Hungarian Family Folk Dancers were founded over 30 years ago to preserve and share the treasures of Hungarian folk dance culture. Supported by the Hungarian American Association of Washington, practices are held weekly in Seattle. The children and adult groups learn the dances progressively. The group performs regularly at the Hungarian American Association of Washington and at other venues, including Northwest Folklife events.
Community Focus
Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Oak Harbor, WA
We are here to serve you!
Community Focus
Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Seattle, WA
We, at GVAI, believe that music substantially enriches people‘s lives. Passionate about singing and the German language, we are dedicated to help you gain the skills you need to succeed.
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Community Focus
Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Kirkland, WA
Community Focus
Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Seattle, WA
GLS is a well-established translation company with over 30 years of continuous experience in the German / English translation business. Founded in 1979, GLS has offices in Seattle, Washington and in Cologne, Germany. We provide translation and interpreting services for clients throughout the United States and Europe.