By Elizabeth Wang Northwest Asian Weekly “Nyob zoo xyoo tshiab!,” Hmong for “Happy New Year,” echoed through the halls of the Seattle Center Armory as hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the Hmong New Year on Saturday, Nov. 3.
By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly The transition to America is difficult for many immigrants and their family members. Many immigrants in the Northwest have brought over treasured traditional arts and cultural practices and have preserved them for future generations. Seattle alone has the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience and the […]
By Scott Heinlein and Sandy Marvinney For Northwest Asian Weekly In the works is a business, civic, and cultural delegation to Chongqing, Seattle’s sister city, a booming metropolis on the Yangtze River and the gateway to southwest China. The March 18–23 program, “Seattle Week in Chongqing,” reciprocates a May 2011 visit by a Chongqing delegation […]
On Jan. 28, families from all over the Greater Seattle area came down to the Chinatown-International District for its annual Lunar New Year festival. Featured were lion and dragon dances, drumming, food from local restaurants, and a children’s parade and costume contest. All photos taken by George Liu/NWAW
Whoa and wow! — 30 years of challenges and wonders A narrative: What does Lunar New Year mean? Where do red envelopes come from? Tiger Mother introduces her paperback, tries taming critics
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Firecrackers, feasts, and exhilarating lion dances — Chinese New Year has many interesting traditions. However, one of the most appealing traditions, especially for young ones, is the red envelopes.
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly As early as I can remember, I loved firecrackers.
By Vivian Miezianko Northwest Asian Weekly With the Lunar New Year approaching, Asians around the world are looking forward to a variety
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly How do you entertain your out-of-town friends and family during the holidays? The best way is to present them programs and entertainment with a Northwest flair.