Seattle Center Festál
Hmong New Year Celebration
November 8, 2014
Armory / Center House Main Floor
Seattle Center Festál presents Hmong New Year Celebration, Saturday, November 8. Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of the people from the hilltops of China, Laos and Thailand through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, and a lively marketplace. Gain insights into the customary courtship ritual of ball tossing and participate in flower cloth sessions. The Lunar New Year is a time for the Hmong people to reflect on the past year and seek out new beginnings. Hmong New Year Celebration helps Hmong people to reflect on the past year and seek out new beginnings. The Hmong New Year Celebration helps preserve the unique culture of this Southeast Asian highland culture that originates in the mountains of China.
Presented in partnership with Hmong Association of Washington.
Photo Credit: AIS, Staci Johnson
Hmong Association of Washington
P.O. Box 14492
Seattle, WA 98114
About Seattle Center Festál
Center Festál 2014 presents world festivals on weekends throughout the year
highlighting the distinct cultures and common threads of ethnic communities in
our region through traditional and contemporary art, music, foods, youth
activities, workshops and more. This collection of 22 cultural events is
produced with the generous support of KUOW 94.9 Public Radio, Coca-Cola, T-Mobile,
the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wells Fargo and Real Networks.
Additional support is provided by the City of Seattle and Seattle Center