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ReWA celebrates with 2011 Annual Gala

ReWA celebrates with 2011 Annual Gala

The Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA) held its annual gala on Sept. 16, featuring dance performances and music from around the world. The event was held at Marion McCaw Hall at Seattle Center.

ReWA is a multi-ethnic, community-based organization that provides comprehensive culturally and linguistically appropriate services to refugee and immigrant communities throughout King and Snohomish Counties. (end)

All photos by George Liu/NWAW

The Seattle Chinese Orchestra at ReWA’s annual gala

The Peacock Dance, performed by Hengda Dance Academy

The audience of ReWA’s 2011 Annual Gala, held at McCaw Hall on Sept. 16

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn (center) with his wife, Peggy Lynch, and City of Seattle staffmember Thao Tran (right of Lynch)

ReWA Executive Director Someireh Amirfaiz (left) and ReWA Board Chair Mahnaz Eshetu


Posted in Community News, Cultures, Features, Vol 30 No 39 | 9/24-9/30Comments (0)

Oct. 8: Refugee Women’s Alliance celebrates 25 years

Oct. 8: Refugee Women’s Alliance celebrates 25 years

The grand finale of the ReWa 25th anniversary celebration. (Photo by George Liu/NWAW)

Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA) celebrated its 25th anniversary at the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium at Benaroya Hall. The theme was “When Sleeping Women Wake, Mountains Move.” More than 600 people attended, raising $68,000. Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 44 | 10/30-11/5Comments (0)

Blog: Two fashion shows, Bunka and ReWa

Blog: Two fashion shows, Bunka and ReWa

Seattle is not a cultural desert. There were two fabulous fashion shows highlighting Asian touches shown last week. One was Bunka Women’s University fashion show from Japan at Seattle Central Community College on Sept. 27. The other was A World of Cultures presented by Refugee Women’s Alliance ReWa’s annual fund-raising dinner on Oct. 1 at the Marriott Waterfront Hotel. The two different programs mirror how you can organize fashion shows expensively and inexpensively. Read the full story

Posted in Opinion, Publisher Ng's blogComments (1)

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