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!


Maiv Xyooj

Destiny Band

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 at hello@hmongofwa.org.


2013 HMONG NEW YEAR CELEBRATION SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
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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

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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.