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70th Nisei Week Grand Parade to showcase illuminated Japanese floats called Nebuta

70th Nisei Week Grand Parade to showcase illuminated Japanese floats called Nebuta

Cultural News, August 2010 Issue Article: Come witness the streets of Little Tokyo light up with colorful, illuminated Japanese floats known as Nebuta, featured in this year’s Nisei Week Grand Parade held from 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 15.  This year two groups of community volunteers and local families, along with the people from...
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Queen pageant excites Japanese American community for decades

Queen pageant excites Japanese American community for decades

Cultural News, 2010 August Issue The 2010 Nisei Week Japanese Festival queen candidates took center stage for their first official coming-out appearance to various community leaders, local dignitaries, family and friends at the Opening Ceremony event held on July 18 at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. The seven...
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School children’s dill formation to be featured in illunimated gold fish parade

School children’s dill formation to be featured in illunimated gold fish parade

Cultural News, 2010 August Issue Since Disneyland’s Electric Parade float resembling a giant Japanese float called Nebuta debuted in the annual Nisei Week Parade in 2007, the word of Nebuta has been spread beyond the Japanese American community in Los Angeles. As new addition to the Nebuta procession, the 2010 Nisei Week Parade will...
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Protected: 2010 / Legendary dance master Fujima Kansuma to lead dances for the 2010 Nisei Week Parade

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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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Protected: 2010 / Queen candidates debuted at Nisei Week Opening Ceremony

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Star Festival becoming largest participation project

Star Festival becoming largest participation project

Cultural News 2010 July Issue The 2nd Annual Los Angeles Tanabata Festival (the Star Festival) will be held from August 13 – 16 at the open space of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) on First Street and Central Avenue in Little Tokyo to coincide with the Nisei Week Japanese Festival. Last year’s event...
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Tanabata – celestial connection: Paper ornament makers from Sendai, Japan, share the community spirit of Los Angeles

Tanabata – celestial connection: Paper ornament makers from Sendai, Japan, share the community spirit of Los Angeles

Cultural News 2010 July Issue By Keiko Fukuda Translated by Minoru Nishida The Tanabata Festival became the new talk of the town during 2009 Nisei Week  – the Los Angeles Japanese-American community’s biggest annual festival. In preparation for an encore display in the 2nd Annual Tanabata Festival (the Star Festival) this August, volunteers gathered...
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Nisei Week Fashion Show – Sunday, June 13

Nisei Week Fashion Show Flyer

2010 Nisei Week Fashion Show, Sunday, June 13 From: Sandy Toshiyuki, Nisei Week Fashion Show Summer is just around the corner and it is time to kick off the 2010 Nisei Week Festivities. This year, the Fashion Show is on June 13th and has new venue:  the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. The fashion show is...
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