NW 2017 Nisei Week

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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2017 Nisei Week: Aug. 19-27 in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles

. Jordyn Adachi of San Fernando selected as 2017 Nisei Week Queen . Entire 2017 Nisei Week event schedule is available at www.culturalnews.com/nw2017 . The Nisei Week festival was established by the Nisei (second generation Japanese Americans) in 1934 during the Great Depression. It was originally created to attract business to the Little Tokyo...
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2017 / Nisei Week: Ondo and Closing Ceremony / Aug. 27 from 4 pm

2017 Ondo & Closing Ceremony, Sunday, Aug. 27 from 4 pm The Nisei Week Japanese Festival will conclude with the Ondo and Closing Ceremony on Sunday, August 27. This event will begin at 4 p.m. and is held on 1st Street, between San Pedro Street and Central Avenue. The public is welcome to come...
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2017 / Nisei Week: Fusion Japanese folk music group at Nisei Week Closing Ceremony and Ondo / Aug. 27 from 4 pm

Minyo Station August 27 (Sunday) 4 pm, Nisei week Closing Ceremony & Ondo 1st street in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles on 1st street between South Central Ave & South San Pedro Street + August 18 (Friday) 4:40-7 pm, Tatabata Festival Opening Ceremony in front of Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles 120 Judge...
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2017 / Nisei Week: Taiko Gathering at JACCC Plaza Stage / Aug. 27

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The 24th Annual 2017 Taiko Gathering at the Plaza of the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Los Angeles Sunday, August 27, 2017 Southern California taiko groups will perform at the JACCC stage all day on August 27. Open to the public. Free admission. 10:30 am – Kodama Taiko 11:00 am – Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko 11:30...
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2017 / Union Church: Spiritual Legacy of the Issei Pioneers exhibit by Mike Saijo / Aug 26-27

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Little Tokyo Historical Society and Tanaka Photography Collection present “Spiritual Legacy Project” by Mike Saijo at Union Church of Los Angeles from Aug. 19-20, and Aug. 26-27. Art and Multimedia exhibit by Mike Saijo based on original photos, glass plate negatives and film footage celebrating the centennial of Union Church of Los Angeles and...
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