The asian cultural council connects artists, humanities scholars, and arts professionals across asia and the u. Through fellowships, grants, achievement awards, public programs, alumni engagement, and other cultural exchange initiatives, acc aims to build global arts communities whose individual and collective work serves to advance international understanding and respect. Asian cultures emphasize we, as in society as a whole, while american culture emphasizes the importance of an individual, as in i. In asia and africa, the emphasis is on fitting into the society and therefore being interdependent. As part of the asian pacific american heritage project, these printable activities give young students a chance to do hands-on activities that help them learn about asian culture. Students find their zodiac sign, then print, color it, and make it into a zodiac necklace (grades k2). Students are introduced to calligraphy, and can try try out their skills by making a calligraphy. We are a world of activities at asia pacific cultural center. Below are a few of our main activities that happen at the center and around our community. Please feel free to scroll down and click on any of the active links and images to give you more information. The culture of asia encompasses the collective and diverse customs and traditions of art, architecture, music, literature, lifestyle, philosophy, politics and religion that have been practiced and maintained by the numerous ethnic groups of the continent of asia since prehistory. Identification of a specific culture of asia or universal elements among the colossal diversity that has emanated.