2018 New Year Celebration

Little Tokyo: 20th annual “Shikishi” exhibition at JACCC, now – Feb. 04

Shikishi Exhibition 2018

The Japanese American Cultural Community Center in Los Angeles invites all of the diverse voices in the community to participate in the 2018 Hatsu- Zora (First Sky) –theme- Shikishi board exhibition from Jan. 07 – Feb. 04. Opening on Jan. 7, 2018, the Year of Dog, JACCC will celebrate its 20th  Annual Shikishi Exhibition...
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2018 / Japanese American National Museum to present Oshogatsu Family Festival, Jan 7

JANM Oshogatsu Family Festival

In celebrating the Year of the Dog, the Japanese American National Museum presents the 2018 Oshogatsu Family Festival on Sunday, January 7, 11am – 5pm. http://www.janm.org/events/2018/oshogatsufest/ Foster/Adopt a Dog, 11am – 2pm Come meet dogs that need a permanent home and learn about a fostering program. Presented in partnership with Dogs Without Borders. Lucky...
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2018 / Cultural center to present 2018 KOTOHAJIME stage with Okinawan dance and Biwa (lute) music, Jan. 7

KOTOHAJIME Hatsu-zora (First sky) Sunday, January 7, 2018 1 pm. Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo Every January, Little Tokyo becomes the center for celebrating the Japanese New Year in Southern California, with the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center heading up the festivities with programs that invigorate the spirit and imagination. For its 35th...
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2018 / Little Tokyo hosts 20th annual New Year’s celebration events

Oshogatsu in Little Tokyo

The Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California presented the 20th annual Oshogatasu (New Year Celebration) in Little Tokyo on Jan. 01, 2018 from 11am to 4pm at the Weller Court, the Japanese Village Plaza, and the Frances Hashimoto Plaza. Thousands of visitors gathered at Little Tokyo of Los Angeles and enjoyed Japanese foods...
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2018 / News Year Celebration in Little Tokyo: Japanese song “Gion Kouta” performed by Matsutoyo Kai

Matsutoyo Kai Gion Kouta

On Jan. 01, 2018, Japanese song “Gion Kouta” (Song of Gion) was performed by the Matsutoyo Kai with lead vocal Matsutoyosen Sato with a dance of Mastsutoyonatsu Sato at the Weller Court stage of New Year Celebration in Little Tokyo events sponsored by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California. ロサンゼルスの民謡団体「松豊会」による「お正月イン・リトル東京」の舞台。「祇園小唄」の歌い手は佐藤松豊扇。踊りは佐藤松豊捺。(Cultural News Video)
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2018 / New Year Celebration in Little Tokyo: Japanese song “Tokyo Ondo” performed by Matsutoyo Kai

Tokyo Ondo

On Jan. 01, 2018, Japanese song “Tokyo Ondo” (Tokyo Song) was performed by the Matsutoyo Kai with lead vocal Toshie Fujita at the Weller Court stage of New Year Celebration in Little Tokyo events sponsored by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California. ロサンゼルスの民謡団体「松豊会」による「お正月イン・リトル東京」の舞台。「東京音頭」の歌い手はふじた・としえ。(Cultural News Video)
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2018 / New Year Celebration in Little Tokyo: Japanese song “Shan Shan Uma Dochu” performed by Matsutoyo Kai

Shan Sham Uma Dochu

On Jan. 01, 2018, Japanese song “Shan Shan Uma Dochu” (Shan Shan Road with Horses) was performed by the Matsutoyo Kai with lead vocals Aki Hirahara (9 years old) and Fuka Hirahara (7 years old) on the Weller Court stage of New Year Celebration events sponsored by Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California....
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2018 / New Year Celebration in Little Tokyo: Kid’s toy “Daruma Rolling Down”

Daruma Rolling Down

On Jan. 01. 2018, kid’s toy “Daruma Rolling Down” was featured at Kid’s Corner in the Hashimoto Plaza of Little Tokyo. Kid’s Corner was a part of New Year Celebration events  sponsored by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California. (Cultural News Video)
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2018 / New Year Celebration in Little Tokyo: Kid’s game “Ton Ton Sumo”

Ton Ton Sumo

On Jan. 01, 2018, kid’s game “Ton Ton Sumo” was featured at Kid’s Corner in the Hashimoto Plaza of Little Tokyo. Kid’s Corner was a part of New Year Celebration events sponsored by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California. (Cultural News Video)
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