6000 Language – Cultural Programs

2015 / Huntington Beach to host Cherry Blossom Festival, Mar. 22

Huntington Beach Cherry Blossom Festival

The Sister City Association of Huntington Beach presents Cherry Blossom Festival on Sunday, March 22, from 11 am – 4 pm, at Huntington Beach Central Park Bandstand, 7111 Talbert Ave, located directly behind the Huntington Beach Central Library. Admission is free. This year we will be featuring Taiko by Kokomo Taiko-kai and Daion Taiko,...
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2015 / Cal State Fullerton’s Japanese Culture Club to present 4th annual event, Mar. 22

The Japanese Culture Club at California State University Fullerton presents the 4th Annual Cultural Expo “Art of Japan” on Sunday, March 22, from 1:30 pm at Titan Student Union Portola Pavilions in the CSUF campus. Admission and parking is completely free. Japanese culture demonstrations include taiko, karate, ikebana, calligraphy, tea ceremony, samisen, fashion show,...
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2015 / Hinamatsuri – Girl’s Day Celebration at the JACCC, March 1

JACCC Hinamatsuri

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center is pleased to open the spring season of the On the Veranda Lecture Series with Hinamatsuri: Girl’s Day 5 on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 1pm in JACCC’s exquisite South Gallery/ Tea house. Traditionally Hinamatsuri is a special day of celebration practiced by Japanese families in honor...
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2015 / JACCC presents Shikishi (poem card) exhibition for celebrating the New Year, Jan 4 – Feb 15

17th Annual Shikishi Exhibition The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center 244 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Sunday, January 4, 2015 – Sunday, February 15, 2015 George J. Doizaki Gallery Tuesday – Friday, noon – 5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Admission Free Every January Little Tokyo becomes...
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2015 / LACMA screening, Jan. 29, 7:30 pm, “Seven Samurai” directed by Akira Kurosawa

Seven Samurai

Los Angeles County Museum of Art / Film Programs Seven Samurai (1954, 207 min, black and white, 35 mm) Thursday, January 29, 2015, 7:30 pm Bing Theater in the LACMA   Screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni and Shinobu Hashimoto; directed by Akira Kurosawa; with Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Daisuke Kato, Isao Kimura, Minoru...
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2015 / The Japan Foundation offers Japanese language courses starting Jan. 20

The Japan Foundation offers unique and exciting language courses, the JF Nihongo (Nihongo=Japanese), which are based on the Japan Foundation’s JF Standard. These courses focus on how well learners can do things in practical settings. Using materials from Japanese daily life, learners will enjoy these friendly, interactive, and above all, fun courses. Winter Term:...
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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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2015 / Koyasan Buddhist Temple receiving visitors for praying, Jan.1 -3

Koyasan Buddhist Temple New Year's Day

On New Year’s Day in Japan, it is still a ritual that people visit a Buddhist temple or Shinto shrine to offer a prayer. Here in Los Angeles, Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo receives several thousand visitors during three-day-period for many years. Koyasan Temple holds Goma fire ritual ceremony on the New Year’s...
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2016 / Oshogatsu Family Festival at Japanese American National Museum, Jan 1

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Japanese American National Museum Family Festivals   Oshogatsu Family Festival Year of the Monkey Saturday, January 3, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. FREE ALL DAY   Ring in the Year of the Monkey with crafts, food, cultural activities, and performances! * Watch Kodama Taiko pound fresh New Year mochi * Enjoy a Japanese-style...
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