Billed as an “abbreviated edition,” Rainier Beach High School’s 24th Annual Multicultural Performance was nevertheless a fascinating adventure in movement, rhythm, and vibrant colors, from the opening Rhythms and Dances from West Africa to the closing ensemble with all performers on stage at once.

Students performed dances from China, Vietnam, Nepal, the Philippines, Somalia, South Pacific Islands, and Burma, as well as a Hip Hop solo and group presentations.

If you missed Thursday’s event, here are a few highlights to hold over until next year’s edition:

A more complete set of photos can be viewed here.