Tibet Fest showcases Tibetan culture through performances, arts, food, films and exhibits in Seattle
Seattle Center Festál will host Tibet Fest, a showcase of unique Tibetan culture, on Saturday, August 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, August 28 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Armory Food & Event Hall. Tibet Fest is organized by the Tibetan Association of Washington with assistance from the Seattle Center, and is free and open to the public.
The 2022 festival marks 25 years of Tibet Fest, and there is a full line-up of Tibetan food and vendors, cultural performances and workshops, Tibetan designer showcases and a fashion show, a historical exhibition on Tibet, short documentaries and free meditation sessions. .
“Our vision of One Seattle hopes to bring together all members of the city’s different communities to elevate and celebrate our diversity,” said Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell. “Tibet Fest does just that by preserving and promoting Tibet’s vibrant traditions through music, food and film, uniting different cultures under one roof.”
Tibet Fest aims to preserve the culture of the community and provide the general public with an opportunity to experience the rich and unique culture of Tibet.
“Seattle Center is proud to host many Festàl festivals,” said Seattle Center Director Robert Nellams. “Tibet Fest is one that highlights an important community in the Seattle area and brings its traditions to the public.”
The Washington Tibetan Association is a nonprofit organization of Tibetans in Washington State. It strives to preserve and promote unique Tibetan cultural traditions within the Tibetan community and to share our ancient cultural traditions with Washingtonians and the United States.
Information about the festival is available at www.seattlecenter.com and washingtontibet.org.