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Tết In Seattle Vietnamese Lunar New Year

Offers Music, Creation, Culture and Hands-on Fun

Seattle Center Festál: Tết In Seattle-Vietnamese Lunar New Year, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 18–19, at Seattle Center Armory and Fisher Pavilion, celebrates the Vietnamese Lunar New Year. The festival includes traditional Vietnamese food, a cultural village, firecrackers, martial arts, games for friends and family including a Vietnamese version of Jeopardy, fashion shows, information and more.

11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 18–19, at Seattle Center Armory and Fisher Pavilion, celebrates the Vietnamese Lunar New Year. The festival includes traditional Vietnamese food, a cultural village, firecrackers, martial arts, games for friends and family including a Vietnamese version of Jeopardy, fashion shows, information and more.

This year for the
first time ever, starting at 12 noon on Saturday, the festival will host
individuals passionate about the Vietnamese culture and eager to compete in the
Tết in Seattle Cooking
Competition Show. Live entertainment on the Armory and Fisher Pavilion stages
features well known Vietnamese singers including Khải
Ðăng and Loan Châu
on Saturday and Myra Trần and Hà
Thanh Xuân on Sunday. Various lion dance
associations will also perform throughout the two days. A free Health Fair both
days offers BMI and blood pressure checks, glucose/cholesterol screenings,
immigration social services, pediatric health and several more dental and
medical services on Sunday.   

Learn more at: https://www.tetinseattle.org

Seattle Center Festál
highlights the culturally rich communities who help shape the character and
course of our region. The series provides a forum for cultural groups to come
together, where they can share their stories with the greater community–and
where all can feel a sense of belonging. The series began in 1997 to offer a
central place for festivals to invite the public to join in their unique
cultural expressions.

Seattle Center
presents Festál: Tết
In Seattle-Vietnamese Lunar New Year in partnership with Tết in Seattle, whose mission is to
preserve and promote the Vietnamese culture and heritage and enrich the cultural
diversity in the greater Seattle area. Admission is free of charge. For more
information, visit www.seattlecenter.com/festal or call 206-684-7200.

About Seattle Center Festál:

This enriching series of 23 ethnic cultural festivals on weekends throughout the year seeks to connect people in ways that build understanding, dispel stereotypes and generate pride among the generations who participate in these shared experiences. Seattle Center Festál is produced with the generous support of KUOW 94.9 Public Radio, Coca-Cola, T-Mobile, Lyft, 4Culture, the City of Seattle and Seattle Center Foundation.