Los Angeles Community – Japanese Speaking & Japanese American

Free event that fights hate and unites cultures through the inspiration of Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara, Aug. 23 at 8:00PM in Beverly Hills

Hero: Chiune Sugihara Friday, August 23 Red Carpet Arrivals: 7:15pm Event: 8:00pm Admission is free The Saban Theatre 8440 Wilshire Blvd. at La Cienega Beverly Hills, CA www.themankindproject.org The entertainment industry will honor the legacy of Chiune Sugihara in an inspirational evening of music, drama and testimony that fights hate and intolerance, and unites...
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Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute to host speaker forum of Hiroshima and Nagasaki nuclear survivors, Aug. 24, at 2:00PM

The Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute Shadows for Peace The Hiroshima and Nagasaki Experience A speaker forum dedicated to shining a light on the effect of nuclear warfare through the voice of the Hibakusha (survivors) Saturday, August 24, 2019 2:00-4:00PM Nisei Veterans Memorial Hall The Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute 1964 W 162nd Street,...
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Okinawa Assoc to kick off 110th anniversary celebration weekend, Aug. 31 at Ken Nakaoka Community Center in Gardena

On Saturday, August 31, from 6-8 pm, the Okinawa Association of America (OAA) will kick-off its 110th anniversary celebration weekend with a special reception at the Ken Nakaoka Community Center in Gardena. The evening program will include live entertainment, light refreshments, messages from local and international guests, and an awards presentation. Performances include traditional folk music...
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Okinawa Assoc to sponsor BEGIN concert as 110th anniversary celebration, Sept. 1 (Sold Out)

Okinawa Association of America 110th anniversary cerebration BEGIN concert Sept. 1, 2019, 2:00PM Redondo Beach Peforming Arts Center Sold Out
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Protected: 2019 / Accepting applications of $5000 scholarship for Japanese language teachers to end on Aug. 15

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Nisei Week / Second Weekend – Japanese cultural exhibitions in Little Tokyo, Aug. 17-18

Nisei Week / Second Weekend in Little Tokyo www.niseiweek.org www.jaccc.org August 17 (Sat) Nisei Week Rubik’s Cube Open – JACCC Plaza, 8 am Nisei Week Japanese Festival/JACCC Plaza Festival Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship – JACCC Plaza, 2 pm Nisei Week Deko-Car Show – More information will be available at dekocar.com, Nishi Hongwanji...
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Nisei Week Street Dance, on Aug. 18 at 3:45PM on First Street in Little Tokyo

From Shige Higashi, Editor & Publisher of Cultural News Nisei Week Parade Dance Instructional Video Hiroshi No Sakura Ondo:  https://youtu.be/QAEbj7RGhlY Santaro Ondo:  https://youtu.be/PkXz45TB4lo + Nisei Week Ondo and Closing Ceremony Chair Miles Hamada announces the schedule of the public dance practices on June 21 through his email to Japanese dance teachers in Los Angeles area. The...
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Nisei Week Queen 2019: Title of Japanese American communities’ representative at large goes to Juli Yoshinaga, sponsored by Japanese Restaurant Association of America

(Photo Caption) From left: Princess Ariel Mei Imamoto (San Fernando Valley), Princess Emily Yuiko Ishida (West Covina), First Princess Mia Masae Lopez (Venice), Queen Juli Yoshinaga (Japanese Restaurant), Miss Tomodachi Kara Chizuru Ito (Orange County), Princess Marika Kate Gotsschall (Pasadena), and Princess Kayla Sachiyo Igawa (Gardena). Cultural News Photo The Nisei Week Foundation presented...
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Protected: 2019 / Hiroshima memorial in Los Angeles, on Aug. 4 at Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo

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