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Asia Pacific New Year Celebration Will Bridge Cultures Feb. 11 at the Tacoma Dome

This year APCC (Asia Pacific Cultural Center) is proud to feature the Island Nation of Fiji. Opening ceremony is at 10:30 a.m., and festivities run to 6 p.m.

WHAT: 14th Annual Asia Pacific New Year Celebration

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Feb. 11

WHERE: Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall

FEATURE NATION: Fiji

THE SCOOP:

Come to the Tacoma Dome for some excitement, entertainment, delicious food, and family fun – all for FREE - at APCC’s 14th Annual Asia Pacific New Year Celebration on February 11, 2012 at the Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall.

We are celebrating the Lunar New Year – 2012 is the Year of the Dragon!

This year APCC (Asia Pacific Cultural Center) is proud to feature the Island Nation of Fiji, a country known for its beautiful landscape and beaches, and for its beautiful and diverse people. The Chief Guest for the Fijian Community will be the Honorable Ambassador Winston Thompson from Washington D.C. Everyone will be able to learn about and experience some of the traditions from Fiji as well as all of the different Asia Pacific countries and cultures through song, music, dance, and other interesting and entertaining demonstrations.

With an expected attendance of 8,000 people from all over the Northwest and beyond, we encourage attendees to arrive early. Doors will open at 10:30am. The opening ceremony is at 11:00am and the festivities go on until 6:00pm.

Entertaining groups will consist of: Fort Lewis Samoa Congregational Christian Church Youth, Fiji Community of Washington State to include Fiji Office of Tourism delegation from Fiji, Kabuki Japanese Academy, Chinese Christian Church of Tacoma, Kinnalay Laos Dance Group, Phillipine American Youth Organization, Kau Lio Pa’u Hawaii Riders, Island of Guam Dance, Okinawa Kenjin Kai Taiko, Vietnamese Traditional Youth Dance Group, Thailand Cultural Group,
and India Association of Western Washington.

From Asia Pacific Cultural Center

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