Posted on 27 September 2011.
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 | 9/24-9/30
Posted on 28 October 2010.
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 | 10/30-11/5
Posted on 06 October 2009.
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 blog