Category: TAW Posts

Updates on TAW activties and programs

Join us for Tibet Fest 2020- A Virtual Celebration

The Tibetan Association of Washington is excited to announce the 25th annual Tibet Fest on August 22nd and 23rd, 2020. Though the physical get-together of our festival this year has been cancelled, we’ve been super busy planning our virtual celebration on Facebook. Make sure to block out the dates in your calendar and join us in song, dance and celebrations! We’ll also be featuring conversations with contemporary Tibetan artists & poets, a fun video highlighting Tibetan food plus a short program on textiles! Watch on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtontibet Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCalnR0RtLED7DkpsMarOdQ Learn more about Tibet Fest and watch at the...

Washington State Mask Advisory

Wearing a face mask or covering in public can effectively curb the transmission of COVID-19. Please reach out to TAW if you are in need of face masks. You can reach us at info@washingtontibet.org or https://www.facebook.com/washingtontibet     

Complete the 2020 Census Today

There is still time to complete the 2020 Census, it only takes 10-15 minutes, and can be done by mail, phone or online, https://2020census.gov/.  Additionally, our partners at Tasveer have translated to Tibetan, all necessary census related information and made it easily accessible at this online, https://tasveerseattle.org/tasveercensus. A big thank you to our own Khenrab Palden for making that happen. Who should complete it: The census is not just for citizens, anyone living in the US should complete the census. Please exclude visitors. Why it is important: The census determines how billions in federal funding is allocated to our communities for education, transportation, housing, social services and much...

Pawo Dhondup Wangchen la in Seattle

EVENT: MEET & GREET Dhondup Wangchen la followed by Potluck dinner.             DATE/TIME: Saturday Nov 9, 6.30 pm VENUE: Sakya Gompa, 108 NW 83rd Street, Seattle, WA 98117 USA TAW is hosting meet and greet (& Potluck dinner) with Dhondup Wangchen la, ex-political prisoner (with his son) who is visiting Seattle for the Regional Amnesty International Conference, details below. We hope and expect our members will show their strong support, gratitude and appreciation for the sacrifice he and his family has made for the Tibetan people. He was awarded the International Press Freedom Award in 2012 by the Committee to Protect...

TLCS Annual Benefit Dinner

Tibetan Association of Washington’s Language and Culture School’s mission is to help our children stay connected to our history and traditions by learning the language and culture. We have no regular source of income and are a volunteer organization. We depend on our Annual Benefit Dinner as our primary source of income. Please join us for memorable night of dining, cultural performances, bidding and most importantly supporting a great mission. Event Details: Nov 2nd, from 6pm to 10pm Location: North Seattle Community College (South/Cafeteria Entrace)Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4382601Adults: $50.00, Children(10 and under): $15.00, Infants in Arms: Free.