On July 15 and 16, Seattle’s Chinatown/International District hosted Dragon Fest, an event that featured numerous cultural performances — including dragon and lion dances, Korean drumming, and martial arts demonstrations — as well as a food walk with more than 40 participating restaurants. Dragon Fest is the largest pan-Asian celebration in the Northwest.
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Visitors to the Dragon Fest in Chinatown last weekend were treated to an unusual runway fashion show and contest. What made it unusual? All materials used to create the designs were required to be recycled. The preparation for the show started at the Northwest Asian Weekly office, where it turned into a circus with makeup […]
We are astounded by the creativity of our readers. We asked readers to create a fashion design from any materials that could be recycled—paper, cloth, plastic, glass. Take a look at the amazing designs that evolved, and there is no doubt that we can make something considered unusable—beautiful. Now we need your help for the […]
By Jamie Sun Northwest Asian Weekly The 39th annual Dragon Fest is coming to the International District July 12 and July 13, with several new events, including a food walk, performances, a night market, Sakura Con, and a Recycling Fashion Contest.
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By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Thousands of visitors will make their way to Seattle’s Chinatown on July 13 and 14 to enjoy a weekend of entertainment and international cuisine designed at the neighborhood’s annual Dragon Fest.
By Assunta Ng Imagine the Northwest Asian Weekly’s newspaper fashion contest models soaked in rain during the Seafair Chinatown Parade, and the audience treating us like a laughing stock. It could have happened to us if it rained.