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Location
Community Focus
Thai
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
Aleut, Haida, Tlingit, Alaskan Native, Tsimshian, Native American
Location
Spanaway, WA
We are members of many tribes. Many are from Alaska - the Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, and the Aleut. Some are from Washington state. They are the Muckleshoot and Quileute tribes. We invite you to accept the gift of our dance and to listen to our songs, which were passed on through the generations of our people.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Tacoma, WA
The Tacoma Refugee Choir is a welcoming community of refugees, immigrants and friends who sing together to extend love, hope, and unconditional belonging.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Seattle, WA
For both singers and listeners, the Seattle Peace Chorus provides a unique choral experience. Our commitment to peace and social justice creates a special bond among members and with our audience.
Community Focus
American
Location
Seattle, WA
Preserving, promoting and extending America's mandolin ensemble tradition since 1968.
Community Focus
For All
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
For All
Location
, WA
The Key to Change offers middle and high school students year-long access to world class, professional violin instruction in South King County.
Community Focus
For All
Location
One World, One Beat ... Global Heat
A nonstop funk rockin' soul experience!
Community Focus
BIPOC, LGBTQ
Location
Seattle, WA
Creative Justice is 4Culture’s new arts-based alternative to incarceration for young people in King County. Through collaboration with mentor artists, participants consider the root causes of incarceration (as they intersect with racism, classism and other oppressions) and focus on the positive role youth voice can have in building a more just and equitable society.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Seattle, WA
206 Zulu is a Seattle-based community organization, established in 2004, that uses Hip Hop culture and the arts as platforms for community service, education and empowerment. Over the years, 206 Zulu’s diverse membership expanded throughout the Pacific Northwest and a wide array of programs flourished to include free and all-ages events, concerts, festivals, parades, dance competitions, workshops, classes, conferences, multimedia programs, and more.
Community Focus
Turkish
Location
Seattle, WA
Seattle Center Festál presents Turkfest in partnership with the Turkish American Cultural Association of Washington (TACAWA). The festival boasts a lively marketplace, food, music, dance, and more. October 10-11, 2020

Turkfest is an annual cultural festival in Seattle, whose mission is to foster friendship, to highlight the diversity and richness of Turkish culture and Turkish speaking countries, and cooperate throughout the greater community by organizing educational, entertaining, and engaging cultural programs that celebrate Turkish and Turkic cultures and heritage.

This event is free and open to the public.



Community Focus
Mexican
Location
Seattle, WA
Joyas Mestizas is proud to preserve the rich Mexican culture through traditional dance, music, and regional costuming.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Ryan Hoffman has been part of the Seattle music scene for over 25 years and has performed extensively throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Community Focus
Scottish
Location
I’m a piper and bagpipe teacher. I love helping people discover their passion for the pipes and helping them reach their goals. I love finding ways to learn faster and more efficiently, especially by combining the latest tools and online resources with the best piping traditions.
Community Focus
American
Location
Juneau, AK
Community Focus
For All
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
African
Location
Seattle, WA
Educating, Growing, and Influencing Northwest Communities through African Culture.
Community Focus
African, South African, Kenyan, Ugandan
Location
Bellingham, WA
The African Children's Choir was founded in 1984 by Ray Barnett. The Choir is made up of children from some of Africa's poorest communities. Since 1984, the Choir has traveled around the world showing the world the beauty, dignity and unlimited ability of the African Child. The Choir raises funds that currently support around 1,500 children, providing them with care and an education.
Community Focus
Tahitian, Pasifika
Location
Renton, WA
Te Fare O Tamatoa is a non-profit organization with the sole purpose of spreading knowledge of Tahitian culture through dance and music.
Community Focus
Women, Caribbean
Location
Seattle, WA
The Seattle Women's Steel Pan Project gives women and girls the opportunity to learn how to play and perform Caribbean steel drums and is dedicated to creating a space for women and girls in music through arts education.