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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CulturalFest 2018: International Expo
February 8, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pmFree
Travel the World in a Day!
Each February, the Foundation for International Understanding Through Students (FIUTS) puts on the largest multicultural student event at the University of Washington. CulturalFest is a two-day event that celebrates the diversity and talent that international students bring to our campus and our region. It welcomes thousands of globally-minded visitors of all ages and backgrounds to the University of Washington for cultural exploration and learning.
Join over 2,000 UW students, local community members and elementary school students at the FIUTS CulturalFest International Expo between 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM on Thursday, February 8th, 2018 in the Husky Union Building (HUB) Ballroom. Visitors will have a unique chance to experience booths representing over 40 cultures through music, dance, food, conversation and interactive activities. CulturalFest booths are developed and staffed by student volunteers from all over the world and are free and open to the public.