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2016 / Okinawa Association’ New Year’s event attracts 600 people, Jan 17

 https://youtu.be/3_f96a6geHg   Okinawa Association to celebrate the New Year, Jan. 17, 11AM – 3:30PM Ring in the new year with Uchinaanchu (Okinawan) spirit! The Okinawa Association of America (OAA) will be hosting their annual New Year’s Party on Sunday, January 17 from 11:00 am – 3:30 pm. Held at the beautiful Quiet Cannon banquet...
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2015 / Okinawa taiko group to present big concert for 20th anniversary, Oct. 17

Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko

Founded in 1982, Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko has branches across Japan, North America, and South America. In 2012, the main branch in Okinawa celebrated their 30th anniversary and this year, Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko – Los Angeles Branch celebrates 20 years of spreading the Okinawan spirit across Southern California. The 20th anniversary concert “Uchinaa Chimu Don-Don: Heartbeat...
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2015 / Okinawa Bazaar will take place Oct. 4 in Gardena

OAA Okinawa Bazaar 2015

On Sunday, Oct. 4, 11 am – 4 pm, the Okinawa Association of America will hold the Annual Bazaar at the OAA Center, 16500 S. Western Ave., Gardena 90247. Parking available in nearby residential areas. Early arrival recommended. Popular food and merchandise items sell out quickly. This is the only annual festival in L.A....
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2015 / Okinawa Association to host annual picnic at South El Monte, July 12

On Sunday, July 12, 11 am ~ 4 pm, the Okinawa Association of America  will host its annual members picnic at Whittier Narrows Park in South El Monte. Featuring live entertainment, games and races, raffle drawings, and Bon dancing, it’s a perfect place for reunions or a Sunday outing with family and friends. Non-members...
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2015 / Okinawa Association to present a music & dance concert in Torrance, May 17

On Sunday, May 17, the Okinawa Association of America will bring the sights, sounds, and spirit of the Ryukyu Islands to the James R. Armstrong Theatre in Torrance! Titled “Utayabira Wuduyabira,” – which means “let’s sing, let’s dance” in Uchinaaguchi (the Okinawan language) – this biennial concert is one of the only recurring events in Los Angeles that...
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2014 / Enka singer from Japan to perform at Japanese American event, Oct 19 at Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo

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The Japanese Prefecture Association of Southern California presents 2014 Scholarship Fundraising and Entertainment Show Date: October 19, 2014 Place: Aratani/Japan America Theatre in Little Tokyo Time: 1:00 PM Nanka Kenjinkai Kyogikai  (Japanese Prefectural Association of Southern California) has established the “Ikuei Scholarship” funds to support young people, who strive to continue the Japanese cultural...
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2014 / Annual bazaar for Okinawan to bring the community together, Oct. 12

Okinawan Annual Bazaar

  Forwarded for the Okinawa Association of America On Sunday, Oct. 12, the Okinawa Association of America (OAA) will host their Annual Bazaar at the OAA Center, Gardena. This is the only annual event in Southern California that celebrates Okinawan culture, bringing the community together for an afternoon of delicious food and soulful entertainment....
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2014 / Prefecture association in Los Angeles marks the 50th Anniversary

Kenjinkai Kyogikai 50th Anni

The 50th anniversary ceremony of Japanese prefecture association in the Greater Los Angeles area was held at Quite Cannon event place in Montebello on Sep. 14, 2014. Nanka Kenjinkai Kyogikai (Japanese Prefectural Association of Southern California is a federation of various kenjinkai – the associations of persons sharing an interest in things related to...
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2014 / Okinawa Talk / An Iejima-island pastor from Okinawa, Aug. 26 at 7 pm

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Forwarded for Okinawa Association of America Okinawa Association of America presents a talk by Rev. Megumi Enomoto on Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 7 pm at Room 103, Okinawa Association of America building, 16500 South Western Ave, Gardena. Rev. Enomoto spent 20 years in remote island Iejima. The Okinawan phrases “nuchi du takara” (healthy life...
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