APCC will host its 16th Annual Asian New Year Celebration Feb. 15, 2014
APCC will host the 16th Annual Asian New Year Celebration on February 15, 2014 at the Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall. The Island Nation of Tahiti (French Polynesia) will serve as this year's host nation. The public is invited to come and bring friends and family to this free family friendly event.
Over 15 different Asia-Pacific Island nations will be presenting traditional and contemporary dance and music performances througout the day. The Exhibition Hall will be filled with retail booths selling exotic, quality, unique and some hard to find goods and materials. There will also be Food booths serving traditional Asia Pacific Island cuisine.
Opening Ceremony will begin at 11:00 AM with local dignitaries recognized and welcoming visiting guests from far and wide. The host nation of Tahiti will then have the honor of presenting their island culture and traditions for an hour long extravaganza. This will be followed by a line up of entertainment that will go on throughout the day. Retail and food booths will be open to the public from 10:30 to 6:00 PM with ongoing arts and crafts workshops that will cater to kids and families.