Our mission is to bridge communities and generations through art, culture, education and business.

Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC)  serves as an interactive cultural crossroads between local and international communities.

APCC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization was formed in November 1996 from the vision of a small group of citizens representing three generations of Americans from Asian and Pacific Islanders heritage. APCC represents 47 countries and cultures, offering programs and services honoring their distinct artistry, business protocols, history and social practices.


News

Thursday, June 18, 2015 2:50 PM

July 9-11 Samoa Cultural Day Activities

The 5th Annual Samoa Cultural Day Event will begin its 3 day event with their Community Dinner on the evening of July 9, 2015 at the Emerald Queen Conference Room in Fife, WA. Please get your tickets now by calling APCC at (253)383-3900. On Friday, July 10th is the 4th Annual NHPI-MOVE IT! Event at Mt. Tahoma High School Athletic Stadium with the fun activities beginning at 8:00 AM. This is a free event and the entire family is invited. Bring the kids! It's for them.

 Saturday, July 11th is the main event --- the 5th Annual Samoa Cultural Day at Mt. Tahoma High School Athletic Stadium with festivities beginning in the morning at 8:30 AM and running all day until 5:00 PM. Thousands of people will be in attendance so come early and bring the family. It's a free event. Food booths, arts and crafts shops, dancing groups, local leaders, visiting dignitaries, cultural displays and demonstrations, truly an exciting day is planned for all. Come ready to enjoy the food, the sights and sounds of the beautiful Samoan islands, the culture and people.


Thursday, June 18, 2015 2:32 PM

18th Annual Polynesian Luau Tickets On Sale NOW

18th Annual Polynesian Luau Tickets On Sale NOW

Purchase your tickets for the 18th Annual Polynesian Luau now! This family-friendly event will be held on August 8, 2015 at 1:00pm on the beautiful grounds next to APCC. There will be live music, dances from the Pacific Islands, and an exotic island menu for all to enjoy. Call APCC at (253) 383-3900 or email faalua@comcast.net to purchase tickets. 

 


Tuesday, May 26, 2015 2:08 PM

REGISTER YOUR CHILD NOW FOR APCC SUMMER CAMP 2015 - July 6 to August 14th

APCC 3rd Annual Summer Camp is ready to begin. Register your children now for this unique, educational, activity oriented, and fun time. The camp opens on July 6th and will run until August 14th. Fifteen different Asia Pacific countries and islands will be featured and children will get a hands on, participatory experience with each of the 15 various cultures presented during the three week camp. The teachers and presenters are looking forward to working with the children and are anticipating a large enrollment and making this the best APCC Summer Camp ever! Click here for more info.

TO REGISTER Call APCC  (253)383-3900 or come by our office. 4851 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma, WA 98409


Friday, May 15, 2015 10:31 AM

Local Artist Maggie Ho Art Exhibit Now on Display at APCC Art Gallery / Public is Invited to Reception to Meet Artist on May 23rd, 2 - 4:00 PM

Ms. Maggie Ho invites you to a reception at the Asia Pacific Cultural Center to meet the artist on May 23rd from 2:00 - 4:00 PM. Guests will also view the exhibit and take part in a free brush paint demonstration. There will also be a  chance for all guests to win a free 2 hour art lesson provided by Ms. Maggie Ho. Refreshments will be served.

 

 

 

 


Saturday, April 18, 2015 9:00 PM

2015 Samoan Cultural Day Planning Committee Offering New Academic Scholarship Program for Local Area Samoan High School Seniors

Local area Samoan high school students living in the Greater Puget Sound Region and who want to pursue post high school education now have an additional resource to apply for monetary assistance. The 2015 Samoa Cultural Day Planning Committee are offering for the first time an annual academic scholarship program for local area Samoan high school seniors. The $500 scholarships will be awarded to those high school students who complete the application and meet the basic requirements and criteria. The application process is very simple with a few basic contact information questions; school background information; post secondary plans; and, 3 essay questions that will help students to explore and discover who they are and how their life experiences have shaped and prepared them for this next step of their journey. Ten (10) - $500 scholarships will be awarded to this year’s high school seniors who plan to enroll in college/university or trade school this fall. Please click here to download a pdf copy of the application and submit by the deadline dates indicated.

 


Asia Pacific Cultural Center
4851 South Tacoma Way | Tacoma, WA 98409
Telephone: (253)383.3900
Fax: (253)292-1551
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