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!
Looking for information around the new homeless Navigation Center? Check out our page under Community Organizing & Advocacy for press releases, community engagement, reports, and more.