October 5 & 6, 2013
Thank you Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs
CroatiaFest extends its sincere appreciation to the Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs for the Neighborhood and Community Arts grant. With this support, CroatiaFest is able to bring performing artists from throughout the United States and Canada to perform at the festival.
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CroatiaFest 2013 plans are underway
CroatiaFest 2013 will be held in the Seattle Center Armory (formerly known as the Center House) and feature continuous live performances on the main stage. In addition to the wonderful music, dance and food that make our culture so unique, there will be food demonstrations and vendors selling Croatian merchandise. Make plans now to celebrate CroatiaFest's Tenth Anniversary October 5 & 6, 2013.
Review of CroatiaFest 2012 Featured Events
The Saturday Night Dance Party featured traditional and contemporary music by the popular Boško Ciklić from Los Angeles and Seattle's own Sinovi Tamburitzans.
The Inagural CroatiaFest Golf Tournament was held at Riverbend Golf Course in Kent, WA.
CroatiaFest was pleased to welcome Hrvatska Loza Croatian Dance Ensemble of Chicago, Illinois to the main performance stage.
Author Jennifer Wilson, author of "Running Away to Home", shared her beautifully written story of her family's decision to pack up their life in Des Moines, Iowa, and move with their two children to the land of her ancestors, Mrkopalj, Croatia.
Newly appointed Croatian Ambassador to the United States, Josko Paro attended CroatiaFest.
"Day of the Cravat" was celebrated by Croatia and the world on October 18, 2012. Festival attendees wore cravats with pride to CroatiaFest and prizes were given.
Tom Saxton's Tesla Roadster was on display at CroatiaFest 2012.
The popular Historical Display panels showcased "Croatians in the Building of America" from the past and present. The Art Gallery, Geneology and Croatian Travel Booths were well attended as well.