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2016 / Overview: 76th Nisei Week Festival in Little Tokyo, Aug. 13–21

The Nisei Week Foundation announces that the 76th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival will take place from August 13 – 21 at Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. The Niei Week Festival showcases free Japanese cultural events, activities and exhibits, including music and entertainment, food and fun games spanning two weekends. The Nisei Week is...
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2016 / Nisei Week, Second Weekend: Bonsai and Sword exhibitions at Little Tokyo, Aug 20-21

Nisei Week Bonsai

Weekend 2: August 20-21 August 20 (Saturday) Bonsai exhibition by Nampu-kai (JACCC Doizaki Gallery) Furoshiki exhibition (JACCC Tea House, 10 am – 5 pm) Japanese Calligraphy exhibition by Beikoku Shodo Kenkyu-Kai (JACCC Garden Room A, 10 am – 4 pm) Kimekomi Dolls exhibition by Yukari-kai (JACCC Garden Room B, 11 am – 5 pm)...
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2016 / Japanese sword exhibition to be organized by specialist during Nisei Week Aug. 20-21

In celebration of the 2016 Nisei Week Japanese Festival, a special exhibition of fine Japanese swords and fittings will be organized by sword specialists Mike Yamasaki, Darin Furukawa and Cyrus Chan. “Japanese Sword Appraisals & Exhibition” will be held at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in little Tokyo, Aug. 20-21 in Garden...
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2016 / Little Tokyo to host 8th Annual Los Angeles Tanabata Festival, Aug.12-15

  Forwarded for Los Angeles Tanabata Festival 8TH ANNUAL LOS ANGELES TANABATA FESTIVAL SET FOR AUGUST 12 – 15, 2016 IN LITTLE TOKYO / “HOPE” 2016 THEME and TWO NEW EVENTS ANNOUNCED The 8th Annual Los Angeles Tanabata Festival announces the dates are set for August 12-14, 2016 (Friday through Sunday), in Little Tokyo,...
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2016 / Nisei Week: Tea Ceremony and Ikebana Exhibition at Little Tokyo, Aug 13-14

Weekend 1: August 13-14   August 13 (Sat) Tea Ceremony: Omoto Senke School of Tea JACCC Tea House, 11:00 am – 3:30 pm Ikebana Flower Arrangement: The Ikebana Teachers Association of Southern California Traditional Japanese flower arrangement – JACCC Doizaki Gallery: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Kampai!: California Japanese Ceramic Arts Guild Ceramic vessels...
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2016 / Nisei Week Queen title goes to San Fernando Valley’s 24-year old Jaclyn Hidemi Tomita

The 2016 Nisei Week Queen title which represents greater Los Angeles Japanese American community, went to 24-year old Jaclyn Hidemi Tomita who was supported by San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center at the Coronation event on August 13 in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. The 2016 Nisei Week Queen and Court will appear...
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2016 /Nisei Week free dance classes set for July 19 – Aug. 4

Forwarded for the Nisei Week Foundation Ever want to dance in the Nisei Week Ondo & Closing Ceremony or Grand Parade? Join us this year as the Nisei Week Japanese Festival celebrates its 76th anniversary August 13-21. 2016 Ondo Dance: Soran Matsuri (Song by Yoshimi Tendo) Hoshi no mai (Song by Megumi Date) Choreographies...
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2016 / Nisei Week: Opening ceremony is a result of one year efforts by Japanese American communities, July 17

In 2016, the Nisei Week Japanese Festival is observing its 76th anniversary. The festivities will take place from Aug. 13 -21 at Little Tokyo in Downtown Los Angeles. Every year, the Nisei Week is completely planned, organized and run by hundreds of volunteers at large in the Japanese American Community of Los Angeles and...
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2015 / Japanese American National Museum / Jidai: Timeless Works of Samurai Art, Aug 1-30

Japanese American National Museum

Japanese American National Museum Jidai: Timeless Works of Samurai Art August 1 – 30, 2015  Jidai: Timeless Works of Samurai Art looks at the weaponry and armor of the samurai—Japan’s elite warrior class. Assembled from collections in the greater Los Angeles area, Jidai features rare and historically significant samurai artifacts dating as far back...
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