Nikkei – Nisei Week

Education center on valor of Japanese American veterans presenting museum-class Japanese sword exhibit, now – Aug. 26

Go For Broke National Education Center in Los Angeles presents special sword exhibition “Nikkei Samurai: Japanese Swords and the Military Intelligence Service” from July 24 – August 26, 2018. “Nikkei Samurai” sword exhibition is held within the permanent exhibition “Defining Courage” located in the historic Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist temple on the west side of...
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Orange County-sponsored Alice Marina Amano selected 2018 Nisei Week Queen

Alice Marina Amano, 22-year old, of Orange County, was selected as 2018 Nisei Week Queen at the 78th Annual Nisei Week Coronation held at the Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo in the evening of Saturday, Aug. 11. Amano who represents the Orange County Nikkei Coordinating Council, is one of six candidates who are sponsored...
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2018 / Nisei Week Event at Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, Aug. 11-19

The Japanese American Cultural & Community Center in Los Angeles celebrates the Nisei Week Japanese Festival with cultural exhibitions, entertainment, and activities throughout the two weekends. View Japanese prefectural displays as well as artisans skilled in ikebana, bonsai, Japanese dolls, calligraphy, tea ceremony and more. Check out the schedules below for events taking place...
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Nisei Week: Japanese ceramic artists exhibiting with Ikebana artist Kaz Kitajima, Aug. 11-12

Nisei Week Ceramics Exhibit The California Japanese Ceramic Arts Guild August 11-12, 2018 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Japanese American Cultural and Community Center Garden Room A 244 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (213) 628-2725 Hana: Celebrating Flowers Guest Artist: Kaz Kitajima Exhibiting Artists: Eiko Amano, Reiko Berg, Mariko Bird, Debbie...
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2018 / Benefit stage “Nihonmachi” for goodwill tour to Japan, at Aratani Theatre, June 23

Nihonmachi: The Place to Be, the Grateful Crane Ensemble’s musical journey about Japantown as told through the eyes of three generations of a local manju (sweets)-making family, will be returning to Los Angeles on Saturday, June 23 at 2 p.m. at the Aratani Theatre in the heart of Little Tokyo. Proceeds from this one-show...
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Nisei Week: Chronicle Photos by Nobuyuki Okada at Koban, ongoing

Nisei Week Photo Exhibit by Nobuyuki Okada at Koban

Nobuyuki Takeda’s Photo Exhibition of 77th Annual Nisei Week & the Past Decade Nisei Week Japanese Festival Featuring: 2017 Nisei Week Opening Ceremony, Queen Coronation, Grand Parade, Baby Show, former Queens & Courts, and more Free Admission Place: Little Tokyo Koban & Vistor’s Center, 307East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012, (213) 613-1911 Date:...
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2017 / Go For Broke: “Nikkei Samurai: Japanese Swords and the Nisei Veterans” exhibition, Aug. 15 -Sept. 17

Nikkei Samurai: Japanese Swords and the Nisei Veteran Defining Courage Exhibition Go For Broke National Education Center 355 East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. “Nikkei Samurai: Japanese Swords and the Nisei Veteran,” a special exhibition will be on display from Aug. 15-Sept. 17, 2017, in GFBNEC’s “Defining Courage” exhibition, located in the historic...
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2017 / Nisei Week: Sep. 16 / Fashion Show by Nikkei Women Legacy Association

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The Nikkei Women Legacy Association presents Nisei Week Fashion Event 2017 on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 am – 4 pm for boutique, from 11:30 am – 2 pm for luncheon and fashion show, at Almansor Court : 700 S. Almansor Street : Alhambra, CA 91801. The 2017 Nisei Week Fashion Event will showcase...
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2018 Nisei Week set for Aug. 11-19

In the end of the 2017 Nisei Week Closing Ceremony, James Okazaki, MC of the event, announced that 2018 Nisei Week set for Aug. 11-19 in 2018.  
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