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Welcome, to the 21st Annual Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration hosted by your accordion friends of the Northwest Accordion Society.



The Northwest Accordion Society has been hosting accordion events in the Northwest for over 25 years. Included in it's accomplishments are monthly accordion socials, the annual "Day of the Accordion" at the Seattle Center, accordion scholarships, and it's elegant quarterly publication "The Northwest Accordion News".

Leavenworth is Washington’s “Bavarian Village” and a perfect setting for this celebration. Nestled in a cozy narrow valley at elevation of 1100 feet surrounded by wilderness of rugged, majestic mountain ranges, over 2 million visitors per year from all over the world come to experience magical Leavenworth.

With the Northwest Accordion Society as your host and Leavenworth as the setting, why not plan to join us and enjoy four wonderful days of everything accordion. Whether you are a competitor, participant or just love great accordion music, there is enjoyment and participation for everyone.

Here is a partial list of what is happening:

  • Accordion Competitions
  • Workshops
  • Concerts with World Class Performers
  • Free Performances at the gazebo, grange, and restaurants
  • Free Accordion lessons
  • Accordion Parade on Saturday
  • Accordion Vendors
  • Opportunity for all accordion players to play
  • Jam sessions and much more!




    ENJOY A SLIDE SHOW FROM OUR 2012 CELEBRATION
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    This is a celebration of the accordion’s versatility and its presence in many cultures. Accordion music is what this event is all about.


                                   
    See you in Leavenworth!
     




NEWS OF IMPORTANCE

The Northwest Accordion Society is now responsible for the planning and support for the Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration. This is OUR festival for the Northwest and our responsibility to make it successful.

Start thinking seriously, starting now, about participating in the festival by:

* Competing
* Playing at the Gazebo
* Attending Jam sessions
* Volunteering
* Donating some money to help cover expenses
* ATTENDING!

Contributions are needed:  Contributions may be sent to: NWAS, 5102 NE 121st Ave., Unit 12, Vancouver WA 98682  We can make this festival even better than ever - with your participation, we can do it!

You may now contribute using Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, or your Bank Card. This is processed through PayPal (you do not have to have a PayPal account to do this). Minimum donation of $10 via PayPal.

Business and club donations via PayPal - please email your business name, contact name, address, website address, phone number, etc. to nwas@nwasnews.com.



To learn more about:
The Northwest Accordion Society - www.nwasnews.com
Leavenworth, WA - www.leavenworth.org

 


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