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Women dancing at Living Traditions Festival

Past Living Traditions Festival participants showcase their Living Legacy through telling story, incorporating music, dance, as well as food and craft.

This project engages Salt Lake City’s diverse community in showcasing a collaborative narrative on how these various communities keep their traditions and legacies alive today.

The Vietnamese Volunteer Youth Association

Native American Regalia with Rios Pacheco

Pysanky – Ukrainian (Slavic) Egg Decorating with Ingrid Hersman

Bonsai and Origami with Ken Yamane and Judy Iwamoto

Mexican Day of the Dead Art with Marla Love

Chitrakaaya Dance

Basque Club of Utah / Utah’ko Triskalariak

Utah Argentina Alliance

Ballet Folklórico Las Américas

The Utah Punjabi Arts Academy

Malialole Polynesian Music and Dance

Robb “Little Owl” Martin

Armenian hand-knotted carpets with Diane Aposhian Moffat

Hawaiian Traditions

Venezuela Cantando

Salt Lake Capoeira



At each of the in person Living Traditions Festival events we asked attendees to tell us about their ‘Living Legacy’


The Salt Lake City Arts Council is a division of Salt Lake City Corporation in the Department of Economic Development and also maintains a nonprofit corporation, the Salt Lake City Arts Council Foundation with 501(c)(3) status.

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