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Community Focus
Location
Community Focus
East Asia
Location
Tacoma, WA
The Asia-Northwest Cultural Education Association (ANCEA) is a registered non-profit corporation. Every year, ANCEA participates in various cultural and educational events. Sakura-Con is ANCEA's main event and realization of the ANCEA mission to educate about Asian Culture, with a focus on Japanese Animation, Comics, Gaming and Cultural Arts. Japan.

Sakura-Con is the oldest and most well-attended anime convention in the Pacific Northwest. Sakura-Con features cultural exploration and education through traditional and contemporary media, arts and entertainment. Sakura-Con includes: musical performances, Guest of Honor participation, discussion panels, games, contests (costumes and skit performances), theaters, traditional Asian arts and an exhibitors' hall for the sale of Anime related merchandise by third party vendors.

ANCEA is a membership-based all-volunteer organization. The controlling administrative body for ANCEA (and thus Sakura-Con) is an Executive Board that's main function is to put on the main ANCEA event, Sakura-Con, and to generally steward the ANCEA mission.
Community Focus
Southern Europe, Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Seattle, WA
Ana Montes and Flamenco Danzarte performs authenic flamenco with live flamenco guitar music, live flamenco singing..... similar to what you would see in a flamenco club in Sevilla or Madrid.... performances are at various venues in the Seattle area.... also for retirement living facilities, for private parties... Ana Montes teaches flamenco to all levels, children through adults, women and men, at her studio Flamenco Danzarte in Seattle. Ana is trained in Spain, lived there for many years, performed professionally for 6 yrs. in Spain, Europe, U.S.A., and is considered one of the West Coat's premier female dancers.
Community Focus
East Asia, North America
Location
Bellevue, WA
AAPAT is a 501c3 non-profit organization that provides quality theatre experiences throughout the United States, with a focus on the Pacific Northwest. Over the years, AAPAT members have also collaborated and performed with various art groups in their free time, traveling across the US and internationally to Canada, Singapore and Hong Kong.
Community Focus
North America
Location
Seattle
As a little boy, I loved stories and music, not much has changed in 60 + years. Now as a grandpa, I tell stories, sings songs and create puppet routines. Most of my work is with children. For over 45 years, I have been involved as an educator, and performer. I also do teacher’s workshops.
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Africa, Eastern Africa, Southern Africa
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
African American/Black
Location
Pasco, WA
Building Bridges and Bringing People Together.
Community Focus
African American/Black, Multicultural
Location
“I am a Painter, an Author, and Filmmaker and a Community Social Justice Art Educator, focused on chronicling the African American diaspora.”
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Africa, Eastern Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa
Location
Seattle, WA
Educating, Growing, and Influencing Northwest Communities through African Culture.
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander
Location
Kennewick, WA
Ko`u inoa Onie Kamakahiwaokalani Huihui Rendall. I was born in Honolulu, Oahu. My mother Sarah Huihui Marcell, is a native Hawaiian, born and raised in Kaka`ako, O`ahu, and my father Leo J. Marcell, is a Frenchman from the town of Millbury, Massachusetts.
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander
Location
Kent, WA
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander
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
Pacific/Pacific Islander
Location
Spokane, WA
The largest Hula school and Hula performing company in Spokane with over 100 dance students learning Hula in camps and classes each year. Crowd pleasing entertainment!
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander
Location
Leavenworth, WA
Momi was born and raised in Ohio. After years of living in California Beach towns the family moved to Hawaiʻi. Momi was home. She began her hula training in 1977 with Māpuana deSilva, Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima, in Kailua, Kaʻōhao, Hawaiʻi. Hula became, and remains, the source of her passion. 
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander, North America
Location
Brad plays ʻukulele in Honokaʻa, Hawaiʻi.
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander
Location
'O Huraiti Mana tātou | we are Huraiti Mana
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Santa Ana, CA
LibroMobile is a literary project in collaboration with Red Salmon Arts initiated by local author Sarah Rafael García and established in Santa Ana, California—it integrates literature, visual exhibits and year-round creative workshops and live readings.
Community Focus
Native American/First Nations, African American/Black, Multicultural
Location
Gathering Roots Wellness is a BIack-ed, BIPOC centered organization focused on creating communal healing space for BIPOC community/organizations. Through artistic and cultural expression, and land learning, we seek to empower our communities to thrive.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
We facilitate educational workshops, multi-day professional development symposiums, and administer school-based residencies that use theatre to examine racialized identity development in participants of all ages. Our pedagogy is centered in arts-based education.
Community Focus
Southeast Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
Sayaw, also the Filipino term for 'dance', is a student-based performing arts group from the Filipino American Student Association at the University of Washington. We specialize in Philippine folk dance and performing arts.