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Organization
Community Focus
Location
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander
Location
Gig harbor, WA
Pacific 'Ohana Foundation helps perpetuate, preserve, and protect the rich culture of the Pacific Basin communities and the relationships among them. We honor people’s cultural values to make this a better world for all.
Community Focus
Multicultural, Southeast Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
Our ensemble performs Thai classical and folk music on traditional Thai instruments as well as a wide range of dances, from lively regional folk dances to the graceful and stylish court dances.
Community Focus
East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
The exceptional pioneers who sustained our organization during one of the most difficult periods in US history laid a strong foundation for the work of future generations of Japanese Americans who believe strongly in the principles of justice, equality and fair play.
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
Southeast Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
Tết In Seattle (T-I-S.) organizes the annual Tết Festival, a free celebration event held at the Seattle Center as part of Seattle Center's Festal world cultural program. The Tết Festival celebrates the cultural roots of Vietnamese-Americans through the celebration of Tết, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, by presenting, promoting, and providing hands-on experience in the arts, musics, performances, and foods that are unique to Vietnam.
Community Focus
East Asia, Multicultural, Sister Cities, North America
Location
Seattle, WA
The Seattle Cherry Blossom and Japanese Cultural Festival highlights traditional and contemporary arts and artists of Japan and the United States, focusing the Pacific Northwest. The annual free event showcases over 100 (no-vendors) displays and demonstrations of Japanese fine and applied arts, crafts, performing and martial arts, culinary arts, and cultural heritage presented by over 800 volunteers.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
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
Chicano-Latino, Native American/First Nations, Caribbean, Central America, Latin America, South America
Location
Normandy Park, WA
ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals For America) was the first national Latino professional association in the United States, established in Los Angeles in 1972. Throughout our 47-year history we have experienced steady growthand demonstrated consistent value. ALPFA continues to build upon its proud legacy with a mission: To empower and develop Latino men and women as leaders of character for the nation, in every sector of the global economy.
Community Focus
Jewish
Location
Mercer Island, WA
Together we create outstanding programs, partnerships, and spaces that welcome everyone to learn, grow, and celebrate Jewish life and culture.
Community Focus
Multicultural, Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Seattle, WA
Share, Teach, Celebrate
Community Focus
Southern Europe, Sister Cities
Location
Seattle, WA
Welcome to Seattle’s 34th Annual Festa Italiana! Festa Italiana is an all-volunteer community organization which produces an annual series of events the last week of September, culminating in a FREE Italian Festival at Seattle Center. Since 1988, Festa Italiana has been celebrating the cultural roots of Italians and Italian-Americans in the Pacific Northwest by promoting the arts, the food and the culture that are uniquely Italian.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe, Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Seattle, WA
Polish Festival Seattle is a premier event created to celebrate Polish culture, traditions and contemporary achievements in a joyful atmosphere with diverse audiences of the Greater Seattle region.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe
Location
SEATTLE, WA
The Polish Home Association was established in 1918. The Hall is a place for celebration, festivals, meals, meetings, and evolving into new generations. Today, as yesterday, it is a hub of activity and a place for people of Polish nationality and descent to come together and celebrate common ground.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe, Southern Europe
Location
Bellevue, WA
BCHCS organizes traditional annual events such as a Christmas celebration, the Zlaten Orfei talent show in March, and the picnic at Lake Sammamish to celebrate Bulgarian Culture and Literacy Day in May. The Center organizes concerts, workshops, and visits of local and guest musicians, artists, and writers from the US and Bulgaria.
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa
Location
Kent, WA
To ensure inclusion into policies and programing issues affecting children & Teens born & living with HIV through awareness, community education & advocacy at local, national & global forums.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe
Location
New Castle, WA
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Seattle, WA
The Nordic Museum is an internationally recognized museum and cultural center where people of all backgrounds are welcomed to be inspired by the values, traditions, art, and spirit of the Nordic peoples.

Dedicated to collecting, preserving, and educating since its founding in 1980, the Nordic Museum is the largest museum in the United States to honor the legacy of immigrants from the five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Seattle, WA
Promoting international cooperation in business, industry, education and culture to build relationships between Seattle, Washington, and Bergen, Norway.
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Seattle, WA
The Irish Heritage Club is a non-profit, non-political, non-religious organization that organizes and promotes activities of an Irish cultural nature in the Greater Seattle area, the State of Washington, USA.
Community Focus
Latin America
Location
Burien, WA
¡VEN E INSPIRA A OTROS!
Come to be part of this celebration where the colors give life to the moments of mourning. Be part of this tradition as a visitor or as a volunteer. We will wait for you!

Ven a ser parte de esta celebración donde los colores le dan vida a los momentos de duelo. Se parte de esta tradición como visitante o como voluntario. ¡Te esperamos!