23rd Annual Asia Pacific New Year Celebration

Save the date: February 8 - 13, 2021

By Jillian Chandler

The APCC Annual New Year Celebration is going virtual this year.


2021 has arrived, and to celebrate—virtually—the Asia Pacific Cultural Center will be hosting their 23rd Annual Asia Pacific New Year Celebration—featuring the Marshall Islands.


Viewers will be treated to live virtual entertainment from many countries and cultures: Indonesia, Japan, China, Hawaii, Philippines, Korea, Thailand, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Vietnam, Cambodia, Okinawa, Micronesia, India, Tokelau, Burma, Taiwan, Pakistan, Tahiti, Laos, Hmong, Mongolia, Singapore, Micronesia, Federated States and more.


The virtual six-day event is scheduled to kick off Monday, February 8, starting at 11am, and will conclude on Saturday, February 13. The live entertainment will be held online on Facebook Live (Facebook.com/AsiaPacificCulturalCenter) and YouTube (Bit.ly/APCC96YouTube).

Day one of the celebration will feature Guam, Korea and Vietnam. Day two will highlight Hawaii, Taiwan and Japan. Day three features Philippines, Thailand and Tonga. Day four features India, China and Cambodia. Day 5 will feature Indonesia, New Zealand & Samoa. The online celebration will conclude on February 13 starting at 11am, in which the entire presentation will feature the beautiful and historic Marshall Islands.


For a complete listing of the week’s lineup, view the schedule on the APCC96.org. Asia Pacific Cultural Center is located at 4851 South Tacoma Way. For additional details, call 253.383.3900.


The mission of APCC is to bridge communities and generations through art, culture, education and business; serving as an interactive cultural crossroads between local and international communities. Founded in 1996, Asia Pacific Cultural Center represents 47 countries and cultures, offering programs and services honoring their distinct artistry, business protocols, history and social practices.



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