By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly University of Washington (UW) rang in the Chinese Lunar New Year with a gala on Feb. 6. <!–more–> The Chinese Student Association (CSA) put on the 48th annual gala. CSA is a student organization at UW that is “dedicated toward improving cultural awareness on the campus as well as […]
Senior community plans to study Asian culture
By Marino Saito Northwest Asian Weekly Staying engaged physically, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually is good for one’s health at any age. This is especially important after retirement.
Ribbon ceremony opens new Goddard School in Bellevue
A ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrated the grand opening of the Goddard School in Bellevue on Jan. 23. The ribbon was made out of $1 and $5 bills, totaling about $150, which will be donated to Seattle Children’s Hospital. After the ceremony, there was a fashion show parade in which children wore their cultural clothing to celebrate […]
Lunar New Year celebration held at Westminster Chapel
Chinese Lunar New Year was celebrated at Westminster Chapel in Bellevue on Jan. 25. Westminster Chapel began celebrating the Lunar New Year 11 years ago and now shares sponsorship of the event with various schools and nonprofit organizations. This event was not only about Chinese culture, but other Asian cultures, such as Korean, Vietnamese, and […]
Celebrate Lunar New Year in the ID neighborhood
By Marino Saito Northwest Asian Weekly The Lunar New Year is a major holiday for the Chinese and other Asian cultures. This is the Year of the Horse.
Chinese truck explosion caused by illegal fireworks
By Didi Tang The Associated Press BEIJING, China (AP) — A truck that exploded and caused an elevated stretch of a highway to collapse in central China, killing 10 people, was loaded with holiday fireworks that were illegally produced and transported, authorities said Saturday, Feb. 2.