News & Updates

Bavaria Festival: Thank You!

Last weekend’s Bavaria Festival was a wonderful celebration of NWLA’s mission, as well as a crucial source of funding to continue what we do.  Thanks to all who participated, we were able to raise $28,000 to carry on NWLA’s good […]

Stories of the Iu Mienh

On April 5th, 2014, NWLA’s Language of Food series will continue with “Stories of the Iu Mienh,” offering a rare opportunity to share in the cultural traditions of this remarkable group of people. WHO ARE THE IU MIENH? The Iu […]

Language of Food Bulgaria: Discover Bulgarian Cuisine

NWLA’s Language of Food Bulgaria event is fast approaching! Our menu for the evening promises to be a delicious sampling of Bulgaria’s healthy, multifaceted cuisine, including popular national dishes like banitsa, shopska salat, kyopolou, moussaka, kebapcheta, and baklava.  If these names leave you perplexed, not […]

Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who attended our 2013 Gala Event, Una Noche en Sevilla! What a wonderful evening. Be sure to view our full gallery of photos on Facebook – or Flickr. With your help, we were able to raise […]

Una Noche En Seville: The Auction

In preparation for our upcoming Gala Event, here is a peek at a selection of the exciting items to be featured in the silent auction: Large Turkish Rug from Music For The Eyes 3 Piece Ceramic Set from Le Souk […]

Una Noche En Seville: The Menu

In preparation for our upcoming Gala Event, here is a peek at a selection of the mouthwatering items to be featured on The Menu: olives marinated manchego cheese marcona almonds jamon cerano tortilla espanole empandia white anchovies sherry mushrooms bread […]

You’re Invited to Una Noche En Sevilla

The Second Annual NWLA Gala: Una Noche En Sevilla October 5, 2013, 5:30 pm Whidbey Institute, on Whidbey Island Join us for an unforgettable evening of Spanish food, music, and culture. We are pleased to announce our second annual gala, […]

Discover Ethiopia: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

As we prepare to “Discover Ethiopia” on Saturday, April 27th at NWLA’s Language of Food Event, here are 10 surprising and tantalizing facts about this rich and ancient country: 1. The Ethiopian calendar, called the Ge’ez Calendar, is composed of […]