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Okinawa Association to present 5-day summer program for middle school students to explore Okinawan culture, family roots, July 8-12

The Okinawa Association of America (OAA)’s “Camp Warabi” is a five-day summer program for middle school students to learn about Okinawan culture, arts, and identity. College-age counselors will be selected and trained to lead campers as each day will be filled with fun learning and connecting with one’s Okinawan roots. The program is set...
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Protected: 2019 / Okinawa Association of America to present biennial concert of Ryukyu Island spirits at Armstrong Theatre in Torrance, May 19

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Protected: 2019 / Okinawa Association of America to present “Finding Okinawa: Conversations with three artists” symposium, Jan. 27, 1PM

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2018 / Los Angeles: Okinawa Bazaar 2018 on Sunday, Oct. 7

The Okinawa Association of America presents its largest annual fundraiser and Los Angeles’ only Okinawan festival October 7, 2018 (Sunday), 11 AM – 4 PM OAA Center in Gardena 16500 S. Western Ave, Gardena, CA  90247 www.oaamensore.org Use street-side parking BAZAAT TIPS: Before you stand in line to buy food… Booths will only accept...
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2018 / From Argentina, singer and song writer Gus Hokama will join the Okinawan cultural event on July 1

Third generation Okinawan descendant Gus Hokama in Argentina will be making his U.S. debut at the cultural event with the title of “Living Treasures of Okinawa: Taro Higa’s Humanism and the Okinawan Gajumaru Tree” on Sunday, July 1, 2018, 2 – 5 p.m. at Ken Nakaoka Community Center in Gardena. The focus of this event...
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2018 / Bringing Okinawa Home – program with lecture and music performance, May 19

The Okinawa Association of America in Gardena will host a cultural lecture and traditional music performance on Saturday, May 19 at 1:00 p.m. The event will be led by two dynamic guest speakers/musicians from Hawai‘i, Eric Wada and Norman Kaneshiro. Titled “Bringing Okinawa Home,” the goal of this event is to promote a deeper...
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2018 / Okinawa music recital “An Evening of Folk Music” in Gardena, April 22

The Okinawa Association of America presents Okinawan Music Recital: An Evening of Folk Music April 22, 2018, 1:00 p.m. Doors open at 12:30 Gardena Buddhist Church 1517  166th Street, Gardena, CA 90247 Tickets: $25 (includes bento lunch & bottled water) Tickets will be sold at the door. On Sunday, April 22, experience the sights,...
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2018 / Okinawa Association seeking homestay program host families: Information session to be held on Feb. 25

Information Session: FEBRUARY 25, 1:00 – 3:00 PM Okinawa Association of America Center, 16500 South Western Avenue, Gardena, California 90247 Interested families are invited to attend this information session to get more details about the tentative program and ask questions. Attendance does not require any commitment to participating in the program; this session is...
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2017 / Okinawa Association: 1st World Okinawan Day at Torrance Cultural Art Center, Oct. 26

1st Uchinaachu Day in Torrance

1st Annual World Uchinaachu Day October 26, 2017, 7 -9PM Torrance Cultural Art Center, Toyota Meeting Hall Featuring Guest Performers from Okinawa, directed by Daiichi Hirata Forwarded for the Okinawa Association of America Celebration of heritage: Torrance event with guests from Okinawa “Let us set off, to the five continents we will call home.”...
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