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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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2018 / 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 / 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 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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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 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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