Seattle Hmong New Year – November 9, 2013

The Hmong Association of Washington will hold the 2013/2014 Seattle Hmong New Year festival on November 9, 2013 at the Seattle Center Armory (305 Harrison Street Seattle, WA 98109). The event will consist of a day program followed by evening entertainment. Food, Traditional Hmong clothes, CDs/Videos, and other Hmong-related items will be on sale through vendors at the event. The Hmong Association of Washington is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. This year marks a huge milestone as it is HAW’s 30th Anniversary!!! We are bringing in soloist Maiv Xyooj and Destiny Band to celebrate big with us! Seattle Hmong New Year November 9, 2013 11:00am-6:00pm Seattle Center Armory 305 Harrison St. Seattle, WA 98109 Evening Concert with Maiv Xyooj and Destiny Band November 9, 2013 7:00pm-11:00pm Fisher Pavilion If you are looking for volunteer opportunities, performance signups, or being a sponsor, please contact us athello@hmongofwa.org.
2013 HMONG NEW YEAR CELEBRATION SCHEDULE OF EVENTS __________________________________________________________________________11:15 AM—Opening of Hmong New Year Celebration Niam Nom Xwm Vwj—Hais Kwv Txhiaj 11:30 AM—12:00 PM Hmong Association of Washington (HAW) GaoSheng Moua (Vice President of HAW, Hmong New Year Chairperson) Seng Vue (President of HAW) Robert Nellams (Director of Seattle Center) Michael Itti (CAPAA) Jouapao Yang (Hmong Community Elder)
12:00 PM—1:00 PM Cultural Performances Kalena Paj Tshiab Thao, Ntxhais Hmoob Txuj Ci (Portland, OR), Fusion of Christ, Nkauj Hmong Vaj, Doua Lee, Miss Hmong America 2013 (from Wisconsin), Ntxhais Nplaim Dej, Nkauj Hmoob Kirkland, Chong Moua Vue 1:00 PM—2:00 PM Feature Artists Maiv Xyooj—1st performance, Destiny Hmong Band 2:00 PM—3:00 PM Cultural Performances Hmong Fashion Show—produced by Spiral Youth Club Ntxhais Hmoob Txuj Ci w/ Miss Hmong Ntxhais Nplooj Ntoo, Paj Tawg Tshiab, Lig Luj, Paj Ntshua Nplaim 3:00 PM—4:00 PM Skit —performed by SYC Skit Crew Fusion Crew, Chong Ge Lee, Paj Tawg Tshiab, Nkauj Hmoob BC (British Co-lumbia), Maiv Xyooj—2nd performance, Spiral Youth Club 4:00 PM—5:00 PM Nkauj Hmoob Kirkland, Chong Ge Lee, Ntxhais Paj Liab Ntsha, Chong Moua Vue, Es Lis, Restricted, Lig Luj, Ntxhais Hmoob Txuj Ci, YeeLeng Vang, 5:00 PM—6:00 PM Nkauj Hmoob Sib Sau (Portland, OR), Billy & Janet, Nkauj Hmoob Lauj, Es Lis, Korean Hwarang Martial Arts Federation, Lylian Lor __________________________________________________________________________ NON-STAGE ACTIVITIES 12:00 PM—2:00 PM Children’s Activities Located on the Balcony, upstairs and to the left of the Main Stage. 12:00 PM—4:00 PM Hmong 30 Year Timeline and Family Photo Shoot Located on 1st floor, Armory West Stage.