International Communities in Anchorage

Tradition Tuesday 

As part of “Welcoming Anchorage”, the Municipality conducts Tradition Tuesday which occurs in the Loussac Library Atrium from 6:00pm-7.00pm once a month. 

Tradition Tuesday is a platform for communities and cultural groups to showcase their community and culture. Tradition Tuesday is an opportunity for you to learn about the diverse cultures that make Anchorage unique.

To see dates, learn more, or apply to host your own Tradition Tuesday visit the website here.


Consular Offices

Anchorage has two Consular offices for Japan and the Republic of Korea, and then several honorary consuls, mostly for European countries, with Canada, Philippines and Seychelles being the expectations.

For the contacts and addresses of all consular offices in Alaska, both official and honorary, click here.


Community Groups

Anchorage has become home to people from far and wide, which has led to many different community groups around town. These groups provide support for newcomers and take part in events that share their culture. 


Below is a list of some of these groups. They are listed in alphabetical order, from the country/ethnicity of the group.

Asian Alaskan Cultural Center

Bhutanese Community Anchorage

Alaska Federation of Filipino Americans

Hmong Center of Alaska, Inc

Japan Alaska Association

Korean American Community of Anchorage

Sons of Norway Alaska

Polynesian Association of Alaska

Russian Cultural Center in Alaska

United South Sudanese Women of Alaska