Ten people from the Asian Pacific American community were honored as “visionaries” by the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation on Oct. 18. About 300 people attended the gala event at Seattle’s China Harbor Restaurant, which included a no-host bar, personal welcomes from King County Council candidate Shari Song and Northwest Asian Weekly publisher Assunta Ng, a […]
Over 30 candidates vying for political office attended the 4th annual Sea Beez Ethnic Media–Candidates Meet and Greet at the Nagomi Tea House on Aug. 15 in an effort to introduce themselves to communities of color. Candidates made it to the International District from as far away as Fircrest to make one minute speeches and […]
Photos by George Liu & Assunta Ng/NWAW
Photos by George Liu/NWAW
On June 15, over 40,000 Huskies, friends, and family members crowded CenturyLink Field to take part in the pomp and circumstance of the graduation of the Class of 2013. The stadium was a sea of academic robes, carefully — and some not so carefully — decorated caps, and the graduates’ hopes and dreams. Over 5,000 […]
On May 5, over 3,000 people visited Seattle Center to celebrate national API Heritage Month. They were met with five hours of programing, including performances from the Filipino Youth Activities Drill Team, Seattle Chinese Community Girls Drill Team, the Massive Monkees, and other cultural groups.
To thank Lt. Governor Brad Owen and his wife Linda for their contributions to the Asian community, the Northwest Asian Weekly hosted a celebratory dinner in his honor.
The Wing Luke hosted their annual dinner and auction on Saturday, March 23, raising over $315,000 for their educational and public programs. Over 500 people attended the event, which was hosted by Teresa Yuan of KING 5 and held at the Seattle Sheraton. The event featured both live and silent auctions, featuring dozens of items […]
Photos by David Yu Photography
Over 100 kids from the ages of two months to 12 years participated in the Third Annual Children’s Costume Parade. First, second, and third place winners received prizes of $100, $50, and $25 respectively. Fourth and fifth place received golden dragon statues full of candy. Photos by George Liu/NWAW