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2018 / Torrance Bunka-Sai Japanese Cultural Festival, April 7, 8

Torrance Sister City Association presents its 45th annual Bunka-Sai Japanese Cultural Festival on Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Ken Miller Recreation Center, 3341 Torrance Blvd. at Madrona Ave. This annual event features authentic demonstrations of Japanese dance, instrumental music, folk singing, taiko drums, calligraphy, origami,...
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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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2017 / Folk Song: Matsutoyo Kai recital with guest performer form Tokyo, Nov. 12

Matsutoyo Kai, Japanese folk music group active throughout California for more than 50 years, will present annual folk and traditional song recital with guest performer Mme. Tayafumi Mochizuki from Japan on Sunday, Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. at Ken Nakaoka Community Center in Gardena. This is a rare opportunity to not only catch group...
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2015 / Veteran Japanese folk song instructor and her students to present their 50th anniversary program, Nov. 29

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Japanese folk song instruction by Mem. Matsutoyo Sato in California, her school Matsutoyo Kai will present the program on Sunday, Nov. 29 at 1:00 pm at the James Armstrong Theatre in Torrance. Performing will be sixty members of the Matsutoyo Kai from the main studio in Gardena as...
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2013 / Little Tokyo’s Nishi temple to hold “Obon” carnival, July 20-21

Nishi Hongwanji 2013 Obon Carnival

The L. A. Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple aka Nishi Hongwanji will hold annual “Obon” carnival on July 20 and 21. Place: 815 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012, (213) 680-9130 Hours: 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm Obon Entertainment Schedule Saturday, July 20 3:00 pm  Carnival welcome by the temple president Lonny Quon. MC:...
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2012 Folk songs of Tottori to be performed by artists from Japan, Oct 14

Don’t miss an enjoyable and entertaining program of Japanese folk musicians and folk dances accompanied by traditional Japanese instruments such as the shamisen, taiko (drums), tsuzumi (hand-held drums), and kane (bells, percussion). As part of a cultural exchange program, the Matsutoyo Kai Japanese folk music group will be presenting two performances featuring local Japanese...
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Japanese Folk Music Festival to showcase people’s songs in modern Japan, Nov 14

Japanese Folk Music Festival to showcase people’s songs in modern Japan, Nov 14

Cultural News, 2010 October Issue To celebrate its 45th anniversary, the Matsutoyo Kai, leading Japanese folk music (Minyo) association in Los Angeles and San Francisco led by Mme. Matsutoyo Sato, will present Japanese Folk Music Festival with guest artist Kosugi Makiko of Japan on Sunday, November 14, at 1:00 pm at the James Armstrong...
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Japanese folk music association led by Matsutoyo Sato to celebrate its 45th anniversary with a concert, Nov. 14

Japanese folk music association led by Matsutoyo Sato to celebrate its 45th anniversary with a concert, Nov. 14

Cultural News, 2010 September Issue To celebrate its 45th anniversary, the Matsutoyo Kai, a leading Japanese folk music association in Los Angeles and San Francisco led by Mme. Matsutoyo Sato, will present Japanese Folk Music Festival with guest artist Kosugi Makiko of Japan on Sunday, November 14, at 1:00 pm at the James Armstrong...
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