Seattle Center Festál
42nd Annual Northwest Folklife Festival
May 24-27, 2013
Northwest Folklife Festival is a part of Seattle Center Festál 2013
The 42nd annual Northwest Folklife Festival celebrates the music, dance, stories, and art of the people of the Pacific Northwest. Festivalgoers have the opportunity to participate in the many traditions of our diverse region. This year’s cultural focus is Washington Works, a program that explores various aspects of occupational folklore in the Northwest.
One of the largest free folk festivals in the country, Seattle Center Festal presents Northwest Folklife Festival, May 24 – 27. Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of ethnic communities in our region through live performances, visual arts, and hands-on activities. Northwest Folklife Festival features over 7,000 performers, participatory dances, workshops, crafts, food, and more.
Keep up to date with announcements and more information about the festival at nwfolklife.org.
About Seattle Center Festál
Seattle Center Festál 2013 presents a series of 22 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 cultural events is produced with the generous support of Coca-Cola, The Boeing Company, T-Mobile, Wells Fargo, Real Networks, and KUOW 94.9 Public Radio. Additional support is provided by 4Culture, Washington State Arts Commission and the City of Seattle.