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Okinawa Association: 1st World Okinawan Day at Torrance Cultural Art Center, Oct. 26, 7-9PM

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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2017 / Gardena: Annual Bazaar at Okinawa Association of America, Oct. 8

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The Okinawa Association of America will host their Annual Bazaar on Sunday, Oct. 8, from 11 am – 4 pm at the OAA Center, 16500 South Western Ave, Gardena, CA 90247. The Annual Bazaar is the largest fundraiser and the only annual event in Los Angeles area that showcases Okinawan culture, entertainment and food....
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2017 / Okinawa Association: Okinawan Identity & Languages, Sept. 9

Okinawa Association of America presents Okinawan Identity & Languages feat. musician/speaker from Hawaii, Brandon Ing Sept. 9, 2017,  6PM Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute Nisei Veterans Memorial Hall 1964 W. 162nd St., Gardena $5 OAA members, $10 public Based in Oʻahu, Hawaii, Brandon Akio Ing is an instructor of Uchinaaguchi (one of the native...
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2017 / Okinawa Association to hold annual picnic at Whittier Narrows Park, July 16

Okinawa Association 2017 Picnic

Okinawa Association of America Annual Picnic 2017 Sunday, July 16, 2017 11AM – 4PM (opens at 10) Whittier Narrows Park, Area E-1 750 Santa Anita Avenue, South El Monte $6 on-site parking fee (per car)
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2017 / Okinawa Performing Arts Committee to mark 30th Anniversary at Armstrong Theater with dance and music show, May 7

Utayabira Uduyabira 2015

To commemorate 30th anniversary of the Performing Arts Committee (Geino-bu) of the Okinawa Association of America, “Utayabira Wuduyabira” Okinawa music and dance showcase will be held at Armstrong Theatre in Torrance on Sunday, May 7 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $20. Contact the OAA office at oaamensore@gmail.com or (310) 532-1929. The first “Utayabira Wuduyabira”...
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2017 / Okinawa Association installs 2017 officers with Edward Kamiya as President

The Okinawa Association of America held the 2017 New Year’s Party and new officers installation on Jan. 15 at the Quiet Cannon event place in Montebello. More than 500 people attended the event.   2017-18 President of the Okinawa Association of America Edward K. Kamiya   2017 Board of Directors Setsuko Fujimoto, Harold Kameya,...
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2016 / Okinawa Association to participate in worldwide “homecoming” event in Okinawa, Oct. 26-30

From June 11, the Okinawa Association of America in Gardena is accepting official registrations for the 6th Worldwide Uchinanchu (Okinawan) Festival in Naha City, Okinawa from Oct. 26 – 30. Established in 1990, the Worldwide Uchinanchu Festival is hosted by the Okinawa Prefectural Government every five years and serves as a “homecoming” for the...
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2016 / Okinawa Assn hosts annual Picnic and Bon Dance July 17

Forwarded for the Okinawa Association of America On Sunday, July 17, 10:30AM ~ 4PM, the Okinawa Association of America  will host its Annual Members Picnic at Whittier Narrows Park in South El Monte. Featuring live entertainment, kids’ games and races, raffle drawings, and Bon dancing, it’s a perfect place for reunions or a Sunday...
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2016 / Okinawa Memorial Day to feature WWII documentary screening, June 18

Forwarded for the Okinawa Association of America Irei-no-Hi event: “Okinawa: The Afterburn” documentary screening English and Japanese subtitles Join us as we commemorate Irei-no-Hi (Okinawa Memorial Day for the lives lost during the Battle of Okinawa in WWII) with a special documentary screening on Saturday, June 18, 1:00pm at the OAA Center. Titled “Okinawa: The...
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