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2014 / Los Angeles Tanabata Festival set for Aug. 9-11 in Little Tokyo

Los Angeles Tanabata Festival

The sixth Annual Los Angeles Tanabata Festival will be held in conjunction with the Nisei Week Japanese Festival from Aug. 9 – 11 in Little Tokyo. The festival provides an opportunity to bring together diverse segments of Southern California’s Japanese American community in a fun. The Tanabata kazari, Japanese ornaments up to 7 feet tall,...
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2014 / Okinawa Slide Show & Okinawa Travel Plan by Okinawa Guidebook Author, Aug. 9 at 1:00 pm at Gardena JCI

Okinawa Guide Book by Robert Walker

Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute and Cultural News present “Okinawa slide show and Okinawa travel plan by Okinawa guide book author Robert Walker” on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at Nisei Veteran Hall of the GVJCI in Gardena. Admission free. This is the second appearance of Robert Walker to Gardena...
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2014 / Okinawa Association of America 2014 Roster, Jan 19

OAA 2014 New Year Party Icon

The Okinawa Association of America held its New Year’s party on January 19, 2014 at Quiet Cannon event place in Montebello. 550 people participated in the event. 2014 board members, officers and chairpersons were installed in the event: Board of Directors for 2014 Tomiko Akamine, Setsuko Fujimoto, Edward Kamiya, Shingi Kuniyoshi, Yoneko Nakamura, Vicky...
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2013 / Okinawan music / Sanshin concert by performer from Okinawa, July 20

20130708 Okinawa Fija Byron

  Fija Byro Live: pirin paran USA tour 2013 Presented by Okinawa Cultural Association of Texas Date: July 20 (Saturday) 8 pm – 9 pm Location: Gardena Buddhist Church, 1517 West 166th Street, Gardena, CA 90247   Ticket: $15 (Online ticket: fijabyron.eventbrite.com)  The Okinawa Association of America at (310) 532-1929 For more information call...
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2012 Nisei Week / Los Angeles Tanabata Festival on view, Aug 10 -13

Los Angeles Tanabata 2012 Smile

The 4th annual Los Angeles Tanabata Festival officially opens on Aug 10 at 5 pm. + The Japanese American community in Los Angeles is counting down the 4th Annual Los Angeles Tanabata Festival in Little Tokyo on Aug 9. More than 200 ornament paper streamers created by local groups and 15 larger size paper...
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Okinawa Association’s folk music and dance activity to mark 25th annivarsary, June 3

Okinawa Geinobu 2011 Utayabira

The Okinawa Association of America Geinobu Performing Arts Committee is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year at a banquet celebration at the Quiet Cannon, 901 Via San Clemente, Montebello on Sunday, June 3 from 11:30am to 3:00pm. The deadline to purchase tickets to the 25th Anniversary Banquet is Friday, May 25. Tickets are $35...
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2011 Los Angeles Tanabata Festival opens

3rd Annual LA Tanabata Festival opens on August 12 at Little Tokyo. The opening ceremony livens up with Japanese music “Ai Wa Katsu” by Kan. On the stage, Bando Mitsuhiro Kai dancers performs the dance with the music sung by Minyo Station. LA Tanabata Festival always coincide with the Nisei Week Japanese Festival. More...
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Cultural News organizing Okinawa tour on the occasion of world convention of Okinawan people, Oct 10-18, 2011

5th Worldwide Uchinanchu Festival Main Event Program The Okinawa Prefectural Government invites overseas Okinawan people to their mother country, Okinawa, every five years. This gathering dubbed as “Worldwide Uchinanchu (Okinawan people) Festival” will take place at Naha, Okinawa, this year, from October 12 through 16. To coincide with the Uchinanchu Festival, big events such...
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Okinawa Association introduces new president Kimiko Goya

Okinawa Association introduces new president Kimiko Goya

The Okinawa Association of America introduced the 2011-2012 president Ms. Kimiko Goya at its new year’s party at Quiet Cannon event facility in Montebello on January 16. Immediate past president Mr. Chogi Higa has been elected as the 2011 president of the Southern California Federation of Prefecture Associations (Nanka Kenjinka Kyogikai). The Okinawa Association...
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