By Assunta Ng Zero calories, no fat, no sugar, low sodium, all natural, and meatless are the key words in many of the food labels at Veggie Fest, which took place last Sunday, March 24 at the Seattle Center. I munched and munched so much at the fest that I must have sampled at least […]
Congressman Jim McDermott hosted his annual “Celebrating Our Roots” Festival on Sunday, March 17, celebrating his district’s diversity and honoring two community leaders, Habib M. Habib and Debadutta Dash, both co-chairs of the Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC). The festival is held each year in March near St. Patrick’s Day. The […]
Tet in Seattle hosted its 16th annual Tet festival in Seattle at the Seattle Center from Feb. 16 to Feb. 17. Tet is the Vietnamese Lunar New Year celebration.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly “The mission of Tasveer,” said Aaron D. Williams, director of technology for the organization board, “is to primarily bring meaningful films, but also visual, literary, performance, and other art forms from South Asia and Diaspora, to the Pacific Northwest.”
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Cheaper street parking is coming back to the International District, including a return to free parking during dinner hours in some areas.
The 1st Washington State Summit on U.S.–India Trade and Commerce, hosted by the Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC), concluded Friday, Sept. 28, after two days of events at Seattle Center. The summit was held in conjunction with the Next Fifty celebration, marking the 50th anniversary of Seattle Center and the 1962 […]
By Samantha Pak NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Growing up in Seattle’s Chinatown–International District during World War II, Henry Lee has experienced his fair share of problems.
Burmese refugee Simon Khin was presented with the Spirit of Liberty Award. The award is given annually to a naturalized citizen who has made outstanding contributions to the United States, while maintaining his or her ethnic heritage. Congressman Jim McDermott presented Khin the award in front of a large crowd at the Fourth of July […]
By Assunta Ng I have attended the Fourth of July naturalization ceremony every year for the past 22 years.
Muay Thai, a combat sport from Thailand, has gained ground in the United States and is now arriving on the West Coast. Friday Night Fights, a Muay Thai production company, produced the longest-running Muay Thai series in North America, and sold out stadiums in many cities. Owner Justin Blair hoped to debut the fight in […]