Your Communities. Your Traditions. Your Folklife.
Northwest Folklife aims to strengthen our communities through arts and culture. This calendar brings together our greater community’s events and gatherings. Here, you will find events ranging from cultural celebrations to music and dance performances and traditional gatherings.
Together, we can continue to celebrate the rich arts, cultures, and traditions that thrive in the greater Pacific Northwest.
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Cultural Focus Presents: Spirit of Africa
May 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
The 12th ANNUAL SPIRIT OF WEST AFRICA FESTIVAL, a celebration of West African culture!
Each year we have been honored and humbled by the energy and enthusiasm of Northwest audiences for our efforts to shine a positive light on present generations of West Africans, to connect with our cousins across continents, and to illuminate the vision of our ancestors. We welcome you to join us again in our special anniversary year as we gather and groove with old friends and new!
Explore and experience the cultural roots of the West Africa through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, and a lively marketplace.