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African American/Black, Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
Formed in 1984, Earshot Jazz supports the growing community of jazz artists and audiences in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest.
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
Jewish
Location
Bellevue, WA
The Eastside Torah Center – Chabad of Bellevue (ETC) is your source for everything Jewish on the Eastside.

The ETC is a small and diverse community composed of Jews of all religious and cultural backgrounds located right in suburban Bellevue. We are open 365 days of the year, ready to facilitate your educational, social, and spiritual needs. Browse the website to learn more about the broad spectrum of programs and services we offer our. Welcome to the ETC!
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
Location
Seattle, WA
Community Focus
South America
Location
Gurabo
Asi Somos brings to Vancouver the Venezuelan folk music.
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Community Focus
South America
Location
Kirkland, WA
BrasilFest was created in 1999 by Brazilian immigrants Eduardo and Ana Paula Mendonça with the mission to expose our community to Brazilian arts and traditions during the week of the Brazilian Folklore Day.

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
Southeast Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
Seattle Center Festál presents Hmong New Year Celebration in partnership with Hmong Association of Washington (HAW). The festival celebrates the end of the harvest season with intricate clothing, dance, food, and more. Join us for our annual Hmong New Year celebration at the Seattle Center Armory, Contact Seattle Center for updates.

This event is free and open to the public.
Community Focus
South Asia
Location
Bellevue, WA
Washington Telugu Samiti (WATS) was formed to serve the aspirations of Telugu people in preserving and cherishing their culture in the United States. WATS provides a forum for Telugu literary, cultural, educational, social, and community affairs and humanitarian activities.
Community Focus
Central Asia, East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, North America
Location
The Seattle Asian American Film Festival (SAAFF) showcases feature-length and short format films by and about Asian Americans across North America, with an emphasis on filmmakers from the Pacific Northwest.
Community Focus
South Asia
Location
Bellevue, WA
Until the year 2017, Seattle Aradhana's sole mission was to organize and promote the Sri Thyagaraja Music Festival in the Pacific Northwest.
Community Focus
South Asia
Location
A performing arts organization with a mission to create performing opportunities for artists of South Asian descent. We have music, dance, and theatre wings.
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Seattle
The annual Seattle Black Film Festival (formerly the Langston Hughes African American Film Festival - LHAAFF) is a major season program of LANGSTON, showing provocative films and works about the Black experience from independent filmmakers.
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, African American/Black, Central Africa, Eastern Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa
Location
Seattle, WA
We, the Sundiata African American Cultural Association produce a cultural festival yearly. We have come to know that Festival Sundiata is a breath of fresh air when it comes to racial relations and cultural competency. We are a volunteer group of folks that plan all year and give our best effort to celebrate and introduce the culture of people of African decent to the people in the Northwest. Each one of our festivals are free of charge to attend, you won’t find a better deal anywhere in the Northwest. Make sure to buy a t-shirt or poster to remind you of this great festival.

Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Native American/First Nations, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, African American/Black, Pacific/Pacific Islander, Global Indigenous, Central Africa, Caribbean, Eastern Africa, Central America, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Latin America, North America, South America
Location
Seattle, WA
Teaching kids to code and build robots through an intersection of anti-racist and anti-sexist curriculum.
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Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
To see 2021 Virtual Festal Schedule click on EchoX Directory LInk.

Festál is a free series of annual ethnically-related festivals that take place on the grounds of Seattle Center in Seattle, Washington. A major cultural program of Seattle, these festivals aim to celebrate and connect the city to its varied ethnic and international community. Most festivals contain various arts performances (dances, theatre, musical ensembles, films), dances, marketplace and other programs. These have also come to be the annual gathering place for ethnic groups of the community. Both older and younger people attend, especially the dances and musical concerts.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
The purpose of the Seattle Folklore Society is to preserve and foster awareness and appreciation of folk and traditional arts in the Seattle area. Our non-profit folk organization, founded in 1966, has one of the largest and most stable memberships in the country. We produce folk music concerts, dances, song circles, camps, and a newsletter, the SFS Flyer. Many of our members are active concertgoers, dancers and players of the acoustic guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, dulcimer, ukulele, and other folk instruments. The SFS is a member of Folk Alliance.
Community Focus
Native American/First Nations
Location
Spokane, WA
The Inland Northwest is home to a rich community of Native American artists, writers, filmmakers, and musicians. One Heart Native Arts & Film Festival celebrates their collective contributions to the cultural life of the region with a two-day festival at the Bing Crosby Theatre and the newly renovated Unfinished Space in downtown Spokane.
Community Focus
South Asia
Location
Redmond, WA
We envision an informed and just society where honest stories of lived experiences are heard loud and clear. And through this we strive to empower, transform, inspire, heal, and entertain the community. Our mission is to always go one step further to inspire social change in the changing times.