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Bonglang Ruam Jai *

Bong Lang Ruam Jai Band (วงโปงลางร่วมใจ) is made up of community members in the Pacific Northwest who have a passion for Southeast Asian Music. Bong Lang Ruam Jai was founded after the Thai temple in Auburn Washington brought traditional Thai Language, Dance, and Music instructors to the United States for a summer school program. The band is named… LEARN MORE

Chinmayi Bhavanishankar presented by SCARF*

An Indian classical dancer by heart, and a marketer by profession, Chinmayi has been a lifelong student of the Bharatanatyam dance style. She started learning in India under gurus Vidushi Mandakini Udupi, Vidushi Ramya Udupi, and Vidwaan Ramamurthy Rao. She continued her dance learning with guru Ramaa Bharadvaj in Los Angeles and joined her dance… LEARN MORE

Dance Bhangra with Rhythms of India ^

Rhythms of India's Mission:  To get everyone excited about high energy of our culture and performing arts of India. For Indians- to get inspired by the rich and vibrant nature of our dances. For non-Indians to give them a first hand glimpse of our culture through the dance art-form. Get our children involved as they become familiar with dances… LEARN MORE

Filipinas Performing Arts of WA State*

Filipinas Performing Arts of Washington State (FPAWS) is a cultural group that nurtures awareness and appreciation of various Filipino cultures and traditions in the community. One of its goals is to collect, preserve, perform, and express in art forms the way of life of the Filipino people. The FPAWS shall showcase the various dances, attires,… LEARN MORE

Ivy's Nrityamanjari

Ivy, a talented exponent of the classical dance forms of Bharata Natyam & Rabindranritya, has carved a special niche for herself with her innovative efforts to expand the scope of these art forms beyond the boundaries. Ivy is a founder & Artistic director of “Ivy’s Nrityamanjari” dance academy where she provides an enjoyable yet disciplined… LEARN MORE

Japanese Koto Club*

Mirei Zaborac plays Japanese koto music at local events, company events, schools, nursing homes, wedding receptions, memorial services, private parties and so on to share her passion. LEARN MORE

Leela Kathak

They are Kathak students of Urmila Nagar. They have brought her from India each year for more than 20 years to teach a residency. They then present a student concert under her direction. Learn more at their website. LEARN MORE

Morning Star Korean Cultural Center *

Morning Star Cultural Center was founded in 1985 with the purpose of teaching Korean dance, music, and heritage to those interested in sharing the Korean culture. During their 36 year history, Morning Star has continued to expand and diversify its repertoire, programs and services to the community. Morning Star Cultural Center is committed to… LEARN MORE

SCARF Core Dance Company*

SCARF Core Dance Company is a group of young dancers who are really inspired by the vision of SCARF and by prior choreographic works by the Dr. Joyce Paul Siamak, the founder of SCARF. They hope to learn the art of using classical Bharatanatyam to create awareness about the struggles of first generation Indian Americans as well as other immigrant… LEARN MORE

Siam Smile Thai Classical and Folk Dance*

Siam Smile has been perform Thai Classical and Folk Dance with the Northwest Folklife Festival since 2006. They are proud to be a part of the festival of the Northwest Region. They perform Thai Classical and Folk Dance which Thailand had four regions. The audience could see many types of Thai dance from the central/northern/north eastern/southern… LEARN MORE

Urvasi Dance Ensemble *

Urvasi Dance Ensemble practices classical Odissi dance in the rare style of Adiguru Pankaj Charan Das from the state of Odisha, India, and includes some senior multinational dancers. The Ensemble has performed both traditional choreography and choreography on modern and historical themes. In 2009, The Ensemble was… LEARN MORE