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2014 / Japanese stories to be staged at Huntington Library’s family day program, Oct. 11

Momotaro by Grateful Crane

Japanese American musical troupe The Grateful Crane Ensemble will be featured at “A Celebration of Stories” one-day family program celebrating all things literary in the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens in San Marino on Saturday, Oct. 11. Books will be brought to life through performances in the gardens along with reading, children’s craft activities,...
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Buddhists to hold “Hanamatsuri” celebration in commemoration of Buddha’s birthday, April 8, 1 pm

Buddhist Hanamatsuri 2012 April Poster

The Los Angeles Buddhist Church Federation will hold its annual Hanamatsuri Celebration (the Flower Festival) on April 8th. This year’s celebration will be held in the Garden Room of the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (JACCC) located on 244 South San Pedro Street in the Little Tokyo area of Los Angeles. The theme...
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Kyoto Tourist Information: Tanabata Star Festival, Aug 6 – 15

Kyoto Tourist Information: Tanabata Star Festival, Aug 6 – 15

Kyoto Tourist Information: vol. 5 published by Kyoto Tourism Federation in July 2010 From August 6 to 15, 2010, Kyoto will see its first “Kyo-no-Tanabata Star Festival,” which will showcase a unique seasonal atmosphere through a display of light and bamboo. A legend from ancient China has it that two heavenly lovers, Hikoboshi and...
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70th Annual Nisei Week to be held in Little Tokyo, Aug 14-22

70th Annual Nisei Week to be held in Little Tokyo, Aug 14-22

The 70th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival will take place from August 14 – 22. This year’s nine days of free Japanese cultural events, activities and exhibits are packed with a variety of music and entertainment, food and fun for all age groups. The second annual free Tanabata Festival (August 13-16) will color Little Tokyo’s...
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