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2018 / News Year Celebration in Little Tokyo: Japanese song “Gion Kouta” performed by Matsutoyo Kai

Matsutoyo Kai Gion Kouta

On Jan. 01, 2018, Japanese song “Gion Kouta” (Song of Gion) was performed by the Matsutoyo Kai with lead vocal Matsutoyosen Sato with a dance of Mastsutoyonatsu Sato 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。「祇園小唄」の歌い手は佐藤松豊扇。踊りは佐藤松豊捺。(Cultural News Video)
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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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2018 / New Year Celebration in Little Tokyo: Kid’s toy “Daruma Rolling Down”

Daruma Rolling Down

On Jan. 01. 2018, kid’s toy “Daruma Rolling Down” was featured at Kid’s Corner in the Hashimoto Plaza of Little Tokyo. Kid’s Corner was a part of New Year Celebration events  sponsored by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California. (Cultural News Video)
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2017 / Japanese communities to gather for Japanese New Year’s celebration at Little Tokyo, Jan. 1

JCC 2017 Japanese New Year

2018 New Year Celebration in Little Tokyo event Schedule Experience the Japanese way of celebrating the New Year of 2017 in the heart of Southern California on Jan. 1. From entertainment, food, and children’s cultural activities, it is one of the most exciting events to take place in the Japanese community. Oshogatsu in Little...
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2017 / Japanese folklore “Namahage” to appear at Little Tokyo, Jan. 1

Namahage in traditional Japanese folklore is a demonlike being, portrayed by men wearing hefty ogre mask and straw capes during a New Year’s ritual of Akita prefecture. Namahage L.A. (photo in left) was founded by Jimmy Pearly Staley and Robin Lynn in Los Angeles. After Jimmy’s grandmother Akiko passed away, he felt a great...
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2015 / Little Tokyo welcomes visitors for cerebrating New Year in Japanese-style, Jan 4

2015 JANM Oshogastu Fest

Japanese American Cultural and Community Center 244  South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 To celebrate the new year, the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Los Angeles presents its annual Oshogatsu festivities with its signature New Year program “Kotohajime” or The First Performance of the New Year on Sunday, January 4,...
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2016 / A Shinto Shrine to be set on Onizuka Street in Little Tokyo, Jan. 1

Let’s celebrate the New Year as Japanese people do in Japan!! In Japan, during the first days of the New Year, people visit Shinto Shrines to pray for happiness and good luck in the New Year. There is no Shinto Shrine in Los Angeles, but in 2016, Shusse Inari Jinja from the Izumo Region...
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2015 / Japanese Chamber of Commerce to showcase annual New Year’s celebration in Little Tokyo

In order to introduce Japanese way of celebrating the New Year of 2015 to the people of Southern California, “Oshogatsu in Little Tokyo” will take place on Jan. 1, 2015 in Little Tokyo’s Weller Court, Japanese Village Plaza and the Francis Hashimoto Plaza from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Admission free. The event will...
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