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Seattle Center Festál presents Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival in partnership with Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival Committee (SCBJCF) on April 8-10 from 11 am to 4 pm each day.

The festival deepens understanding and serves as a vehicle for sharing Japanese and Japanese American culture and heritage through hundreds of performing and martial arts, exhibits and demonstrations, hands-on children’s activities, culinary treats, and more! More information: HTTPS://CHERRYBLOSSOMFEST.ORG/

Ijeoma Oluo is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race and most recently, Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America. The program will also feature cultural performances by HURAITI MANA and RANGEELA DANCE COMPANY. API Chaya empowers survivors of gender-based violence and human trafficking to gain safety, connection, and wellness. We build power by educating and mobilizing communities to end exploitation, working towards a world where all people can heal and thrive. More information: HTTPS://GIVE.APICHAYA.ORG/EVENT/API-CHAYA-VIRTUAL-GALA-2022/E388648

The 2022 Manzanar At Dusk program will also be held online in the hours following the 53rd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage. Manzanar was the first of the American concentration camps in which more than 120,000 Japanese Americans and their immigrant parents were unjustly incarcerated during World War II. More information: HTTPS://MANZANARCOMMITTEE.ORG/CATEGORY/MANZANAR-PILGRIMAGE/

Seattle Center Festál presents Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration in partnership with the Asian Pacific Directors Coalition (APDC) on May 1, 2022 from 11 am to 4 pm in the Armory building at Seattle Center.

The festival marks the beginning of the officially proclaimed and recognized Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) of May in the Greater Seattle area. It aims to preserve and promote the culture, heritage, and contributions of Asian Pacific Islanders (API) and Asian Pacific Americans (APA). More information: HTTP://APIHERITAGE.COM/