The Seattle Symphony Orchestra’s opening night gala raised $1.75 million for the 2022/2023 season on Sept. 16 at the Benaroya Hall. About 200 guests attended including its CEO Krishna Thiagarajan.
After a two-year absence due to COVID, the Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce hosted the in-person Chinatown Seafair Parade on July 24 featuring marching bands, drill teams, the Seafair clowns, Seafair pirates, and a dragon dance.
Nearly 300 new Americans came together in a naturalization ceremony on the Fourth of July at the Seattle Center.
Nearly 4,000 people signed up to help clean up Seattle on May 21 in the first-ever “One Seattle Day of Service” and Mayor Bruce Harrell’s plan for people to help give back to the community.
Photos by Ananya Mishra
Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration kicked off at the Seattle Center Armory on May 1—the first day of National Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month.
Lion and dragon dances all over the community by different groups on different days. (Photo by Rick Wong)
Photos by Assunta Ng