Friends of Little Saigon is hiring a full-time Community Engagement Coordinator. The Community Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for organizing and implementing strategies that inspire, motivate and mobilize small business owners, developers, Vietnamese community members, and neighborhood allies to volunteer, support and advocate for the Friends of Little Saigon’s (FLS) mission to “preserve and enhance … Continue reading Job Opening: Community Engagement Coordinator
Thank you so much for coming to Ragin' Viet-Cajun event. We definitely can not do it without you. You did it! You help us made this event happen. Ragin' Viet-Cajun was a successful event. We had more than 1000 attendees. The event helps us raise money for the Little Saigon creative space, a community, and arts … Continue reading A Big Thank From Us to You
Friends of Little Sàigòn and the Wing Luke Museum are working to research, document, and bring the Vietnamese community together to create a Little Sàigòn cultural history project. This project is a community driven effort focusing on how the community started and grew, telling the stories that have yet to be told in the larger … Continue reading Little Sàigòn’s Cultural History Project Needs the Community’s Help
Get your ticket here! Friends of Little Saigon presents Ragin’ Viet-Cajun, a summer pop-up celebrating food & community. Viet-Cajun cuisine is a cross-cultural union of two coastal communities, highlighting the journey of many southern Vietnamese immigrants and refugees. This event celebrates this journey and looks to the future of the dynamic flavors of our community. As … Continue reading Ragin’ Viet-Cajun
Do you feel like you're constantly battling with your Vietnamese and American identity? Have you paused when greeting your aunt or uncle because you forgot which is the paternal and which is the maternal way of greeting them? Or cannot for the life of you, pronounce this one word with the correct tone?! The Vietnamese language … Continue reading Vietnamese Language & Culture Course Registration Now Open!
Little Saigon is the social, economic, and cultural hub of the Vietnamese community in the Puget Sound region. In the 30+ years since the first group of Vietnamese businesses took root in this area, Little Saigon has become a vibrant and vital part of the Vietnamese community, as well as the Chinatown International District. FLS … Continue reading Call for Artists
Join us in Seattle's Little Saigon on Sunday, August 26, 2018 to celebrate Vietnamese American food, culture, and entertainment. As the only community festival in the neighborhood, each year we aspire to highlight a specific food or flavor of Vietnamese cuisine. This year, we are excited to bring you rolls - spring rolls, summer rolls, … Continue reading Celebrate Little Saigon Festi-Roll!
Ever wonder about the public art and cultural icons in Little Saigon? Well, here is a piece from Ethnic Seattle that summarizes the community effort growing around placemaking and preserving culture and storytelling through art.
Little Saigon is getting a large illuminated sign! Help us decide on the design and color of the sign by clicking on this link here. This project is funded by the National Endowment of the Arts and Seattle Office of Economic Development, and in partnership with SCIDpda.
Welcome to FLS's new website! We've reorganized and updated our website for easier navigation. We're not completely done, but here you will find out more about what we do, who we are, and news/events happening in and around Little Saigon and the Chinatown International District. Happy exploring!