All Community Organizations

  • Ballet Folklorico Mexico Azteca (BFMA)

    Ballet Folklórico México Azteca is a dance group consisting of youth and adults dedicated to the performance and preservation of traditional Mexican folk dance. It helps them to feel proud of their heritage and promotes cultural understanding between diverse communities in Minnesota.…

  • Minnesota Punjabi Society

    Minnesota Punjabi Society (MPS) is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization promoting education, good citizenship, community development, civic commitment and involvement, and preserving Punjabi Culture, language, sports and performing arts of the North-Indian state of Punjab among its community members and also mainstream Americans in Minnesota and beyond. MPS caters to this need both by directly organizing events that bring community members together from all over the Minnesota and by facilitating participation of its community members in mainstream activities.…

  • Association of Nepalis in Minnesota

    Association of Nepalis in Minnesota’s mission is to build, preserve and promote an enthusiastic, active and supportive community among the Nepalese and friends of Nepal in the State of Minnesota thus strengthening the bond of friendship and cooperation.

    ANMN’s Objectives are:

    1. To promote Nepali culture through various mediums such as these:
    * Cultural Shows that include, songs, dances, skits etc.
    * Concerts and shows of various local as well as professional artistes
    * Food festivals
    * Annual Picnics
    * Sports Tournaments
    * Dasain-Tihar Celebration
    * Nepali New Year Celebration
    * Art Exhibitions & Literature promotion
    * Camping, and special tour
    * Exchange ideas via information workshops

  • Sumunar

    Sumunar was established in 2002 to promote understanding of and appreciation for Indonesian music, dance, and culture through education and performance. Sumunar offers community classes in Javanese gamelan and dance; school residencies that teach traditional music, dance, and puppetry; and public performances of music, dance, and wayang kulit (shadow puppets).…

  • Center For Hmong Arts & Talent

    CHAT envisions a vibrant community where Hmong American artists are inspired to share their perspectives, valued for their creative contributions, and empowered to challenge life’s boundaries.

    CHAT addresses social injustices through Hmong American artists and youth that express their inner truths through contemporary arts by 1) raising awareness 2) initiating action and 3) building community.

    Reflecting our mission statement, our commitment to a viable arts community and our strong belief in the benefits of arts education, these value statements embody our core principles:

    CHAT values Creativity by:
    • Appreciating the spirit of innovation
    • Encouraging original thought
    • Supporting individual character
    • Sharing awe-inspiring works

    CHAT values Community by:
    • Appreciating diverse backgrounds and experiences
    • Encouraging collaborative efforts
    • Supporting social justice
    • Sharing resources

    CHAT values Integrity by:
    • Appreciating truth and honesty
    • Encouraging accountability
    • Supporting quality and excellence
    • Sharing our commitment to higher principles

    CHAT values Progress by:
    • Appreciating forwarding thinking and movement
    • Encouraging growth and development
    • Supporting consistent productivity
    • Sharing visionary leadership

    • To provide quality arts education, activities and opportunities for Hmong American children and youth;
    • To foster the advancement of emerging and experienced Hmong American artists and;
    • To build audiences for the arts by creating and producing art that significantly enhances understanding both within the Hmong community as well cross-culturally.…

  • Russian Cultural Center “Russian Soul”

    “Russian Soul” offers educational and entertainment programs for children and adults, including concerts, workshops, classes.

    The folk ensemble “Belozer’e” has created 14 original programs presenting a wide spectrum of Russian folk songs and dances—from rare XIXth century wedding & fortune-telling songs & dances to modern folklore.…

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