Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 12:00am
Seattle Center, Armory Main Floor, Fisher Pavilion
Seattle Center Festál presents Hmong New Year Celebration, Saturday, November 5. 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. 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
P.O. Box 14492
Seattle, WA 98114
About Seattle Center Festál
Seattle Center Festál 2015 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 RealNetworks. Additional support is provided by the City of Seattle and Seattle Center Foundation.