Posted on 08 May 2015.
Posted on 20 February 2015.
The host nation for the 17th annual Asia Pacific New Year Celebration at the Tacoma Dome was Pakistan. There was a presentation of the Pakistan national anthem, and a feature cultural show. The Stage Mistress of Ceremony was Cheryl Lee of the University of Washington. Festivities included a variety of performances from schools and societies […]
Posted on 22 January 2015.
There was blue and green everywhere Sunday afternoon and evening in Seattle when the Seahawks played the Packers. Fans lined up for entry (top) and piled out of King Street Station (bottom) to attend the game. What started out as a disappointing game turned into what has now been considered one of the […]
Posted on 10 October 2014.
There were street closures in Chinatown for the filming of the Amazon Television pilot “The Man in the High Castle” on Sept 30 and Oct 1. The series is based on Philip K. Dick’s Hugo Award-winning novel. The premise is an alternate reality in which the Nazis and Japan won World War II and then […]
Posted on 19 September 2014.
There were crowds, culture, and nightlife in Chinatown last Saturday. The annual International District/Chinatown Night Market was a hit if you gauge by the huge crowds.
Posted on 24 July 2014.
By Jamie Sun Northwest Asian Weekly People from all over Seattle gathered in the International District July 20 to watch the annual Chinatown Seafair Parade. During the parade, police officers helped block the transportation routes to King Street, so audiences could enjoy and concentrate on the parade without traffic. Crowds started from the King Street […]
Posted on 21 July 2014.
Photos by George Liu & Daria Kroupoderova/NWAW The recycling fashion contest is made possible by: General BioDiesel Cathay Post 186 Tsue Chong Company Waters Academy ParentMap Jade Garden Restaurant Simply Thai Restaurant China Harbor Restaurant InterIm CDA Jim Doane Thank you!
Posted on 18 July 2014.
The International District experienced fun, food, electricity mayhem, and even a recycling fashion contest. Highlights from this year’s festival also included a dance contest, $2 bites from local restaurants, and a variety of booths that sold everything from jewelry to handmade arts and crafts. (end) Photos by George Liu & Daria Kroupoderova/NWAW
Posted on 28 June 2014.
Thank you for your contribution and support of the community! Photos by George Liu/NWAW
Posted on 19 June 2014.
Photos from Ken’s retirement party on June 6. All gifts made in honor of Ken were given for Goodwill’s Digital Literacy Initiative, a project that will help impact students’ day-to-day lives and improve their job-search skills. The total raised in honor of CEO Ken Colling is $32,532. The total raised for the Digital Literacy Initiative […]
Posted on 12 June 2014.
Posted on 06 June 2014.
The Women’s University Club of Seattle presented its annual Brava! Awards on May 16, honoring women in the greater Seattle area who have made a positive, enduring difference in the community and beyond. This year, in celebration of the club’s centennial, members nominated “Women of the Century.”
Posted on 29 May 2014.
On May 15, the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) brought youth, community leaders, elected officials and commissioners together at the Holiday Inn in Seatac for a celebration of history and to inspire a new generation. Attendees were treated to performances by the Filipino Youth Activities Drill Team, Seattle Kokon Taiko drummers, […]
Posted on 08 May 2014.
API Heritage Month brought out the crowds to the Seattle Center on Sunday, where celebrants of all ages were entertained by drumming, music, dance, games, and a lively hum bow eating contest.
Posted on 01 May 2014.
President Obama launched his trip to Asia from Oso, Wash., where he visited the March 22 landslide victims’ families, friends, and rescue workers. From there, he began a week-long trip to four Asian countries.
Posted on 27 March 2014.
First Lady Michelle Obama traveled to China March 20 through March 26 with her mother, Mrs. Marian Robinson, and daughters, Malia and Sasha Obama. They visited historical and cultural sites, as well as schools, including a calligraphy class in which one student taught Mrs. Obama how to draw the character for “eternity.”
Posted on 06 February 2014.
Northwest Asian Weekly hosted the annual Children’s Parade Contest, featuring dozens of children in festive costumes — from the traditional Korean dress Hanbok to handmade horse costumes. Calligraphy, face painting booths, and other delights surrounded the park and the neighborhood. The whole Chinatown-International District was transformed into a giant, remarkable Lunar New Year festival. Photos […]
Posted on 23 January 2014.
Victory is sweet for the Seattle Seahawks, who beat the San Francisco 49ers 23-17 in Sunday’s conference championship game at CenturyLink Field. It was a nail-biter, with the ’Hawks down 17-13 at the start of the fourth quarter, but several big plays put them over the top. Fans came from near and far in their […]
Posted on 02 January 2014.
Posted on 12 December 2013.