Transform your cultural awareness at Seattle Center Festál: Tibet Fest, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 25-26 at Seattle Center Armory. Tibet Fest promotes the culture’s distinct heritage, while involving and educating younger Tibetan generations. It features live music, dance, visual exploration, authentic foods, ethnic items for sale, workshops, demonstrations and hands-on learning for kids and adults.
New to the festival is a performance from a Tibetan Opera that combines folk song, dance, storytelling, chanting and acrobatics for a highly entertaining showing of traditional Tibetan culture.
Among the offerings, guests can explore a typical Tibetan dwelling, sample the region’s different cuisines and try their hand at the culture’s tradition of calligraphy. Other activities and demonstrations include: meditation, dance and song from different parts of Tibet, a photo exhibition, a display of Tibetan artifacts and movie screenings.
For more information, visit: https://www.washingtontibet.org/
Seattle Center Festál is a public program presented by Seattle Center in partnership with Tibetan Association of Washington. Admission is free-of-charge. For more information on this festival, visit washingtontibet.org, and to learn more about this collection of ethnic cultural events and other Seattle Center public programming, visit www.seattlecenter.com or call 206-684-7200.