NW 2018 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 / Nisei Week Ondo Practice at Little Tokyo, Aug 2

2018 Nisei Week Ondo Choreographer: Mme. Fujima Kansuma 2018 Grand Parade Songs: 1) Tokyo Gorin Ondo 2020 (this music has been edited) (uchiwa needed) 2) Victory by Exile (this music has been edited) (Tenugui needed) 2108 Grand Parade songs videos on Youtube “TOKYO GORIN ONDO 2020”: https://youtu.be/984Hov-RaY    “VICTORY”: https://youtu.be/Zqi-ZCEioJM 2018 Ondo and Closing Ceremony Songs (not...
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2018 / Nisei Week Baby Show at Centenary United Methodist Church, Little Tokyo, July 28

2018 Nisei Week Baby Show Applications Now Available LOS ANGELES – June 5, 2018 – The 2018 Nisei Week Baby Show will be held on Saturday, July 28 at the Centenary United Methodist Church in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo. Children 1 year to 6 years of age are encouraged to enter this great family...
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