Thanks to reader Brett Gibbs for his gallery of photos taken at Crossroads Bellevue's annual Cultural Crossroads festival, which was this weekend.
The annual festival included performances by Bulgarian Voices of Seattle Women's Choir, Comerford School of Irish Dance, Traditional Irish Step Dancing; Enzian Schuhplattler, German Bavarian Schuhplattler & Folkdances; Haan Dei I Jin (Take My Hand), Dances of the Tlingit People (Native Alaskans); Juliana & PAVA, Ancient Russian Folk Songs;Melody Dance Group, Traditional, Ethnic, Folk & Modern Chinese Dance; Quichua Mashis, Music of the Andes; Radost Folk Ensemble, Dances & Songs of the Balkans; Urvasi Dance Company, Odissi Classical Dance. Other performers included Rouge & Noir Tango Orchestra, with a free tango dance lesson by Patty Leverett, and Los del Rio, with the music of Spain, Mexico & Latin America.
Cultural Crossroads is produced by the Ethnic Heritage Council. Sponsors include Crossroads Bellevue, The BOEING Company, 4Culture, PEMCO Insurance and City of Bellevue Parks and Community Services Cultural Diversity Program. The event is supported by Seattle Foundation.