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2017 / Nisei Week: Tanabata Festival / Aug. 20 from 10 am – 5 pm

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Nisei Week: Tanabata Festival Los Angeles 201 August 19-20, 2017, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm www.tanabatalosangeles.org Los Angeles Tanabata Festival Entertainment Schedule Sunday, August 20, 2017 10:15 – 10:45 am: Taiko with Ken Koshio 10:45 – 11:15 am: Twin Stars with Amy Singer 11:15 – 12:00 pm: Hawaiian entertainment 12:00 – 12:30 pm: Harajuku...
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2017 / Nisei Week: Nikkei Games /Aug. 20 set for Track and Field

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The 2017 Nikkei Games will be held July through August at California State University, Long Beach, and at many other venues throughout Orange and Los Angeles counties. With competition spread over four weeks, the “Nikkei Games” promise to be bigger and better is becoming a reality. Most of the Games events will again be...
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2017 / Nisei Week: Ken Koshio Live at Tanabata Festival stage/ Aug. 20 from 10:15 – 10:45 am

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Phoenix –based taiko artist Ken Koshio and  Japan-based Junichi Kamiya will perform at the Los Angeles Tanabata Festival Stage on Sunday, Aug. 20 from 10:15 – 45 pm. Open to the public. Admission free. www.kenkoshio.com Los Angeles Tanabata Festival Sunday, August 20, 2017 10:15 – 10:45 am: Taiko with Ken Koshio 10:45 – 11:15...
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2017 / Nisei Week: Jordyn Adachi as 2017 Queen

Jordyn Keiko Adachi, 23-year old (center in the photo) sponsored by the San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center was selected as the 2017 Nisei Week Queen at the Coronation event at Aratani Theatre on Saturday, August 19, 2017. Yurika Kristy Yoneda, 24-year old (left side of the queen) sponsored by the Japanese Restaurant...
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2017 / Nisei Week: Queen Coronation at Aratani Theatre / Aug. 19

2017 Nisei Week Queen Candidates

The 2017 Nisei Week Japanese Festival is a nine-day event first held in 1934, and is recognized today as one of the longest running ethnic festivals in the United States. This event will take place in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo district from August 19-27. The highlight of Nisei Week is the Queen Coronation on...
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2017 / Nisei Week: Tea Ceremony, Ikebana at JACCC Building / Aug. 19 from 10 am – 5 pm

Nisei Week: Aug. 19-20 / Showcase: Tea Ceremony, Ikebana, Ceramic, Dolls, 10 am – 5 pm Nisei Week Japanese Cultural Exhibition, Week 1, August 19-20, 2017 Ikebana Flower Arrangement presented by Ikebana Teachers Association of Southern California JACCC Doizaki Gallery, 10 am – 5 pm California Japanese Ceramic Guild exhibition JACCC Garden Room A...
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2017 / Nisei Week: Stages and Booths at JACCC Plaza / Aug. 19 from 8:30 am – 6 pm

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at the Plaza of the Japanese American Cultural Center ENTERTAINMENT: Rubik’s Cube Competition 8:30 AM–4 PM Family art workshop by Audrey Chan, LA Metro-commissioned artist, 12–3 PM Ukuleles for Little Tokyo 4–4:15 PM Eden Kai 4:30–4:40 PM Paul Dateh 4:45–5:05 PM Phero Hill 5:10–5:30 PM Shinshi 5:30–6 PM BEER GARDEN:...
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2017 / Nisei Week: Eden Kai Live at JACCC Plaza / Aug. 19 at 4:30 pm

Eden Kai Yusuke Aizawa

The 2017 Nisei Week Japanese Festival announces actor and singer-song writer Eden Kai (aka Yusuke Aizawa) will be coming to Los Angeles for the first time to participate in the Nisei Week events. Performance and Appearance Schedule August 19 (Saturday) 4:30 pm / Performance at Nisei Week at JACCC* 4:45-5:30 pm / Appearance at...
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2017 / Nisei Week: Tanabata Festival in Little Tokyo / Aug. 19 from 10 am – 8:15 pm

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Nisei Week: Tanabata Festival Los Angeles 2017 August 19-20, 2017, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm www.tanabatalosangeles.org Tanabata Stage Entertainment Schedule Saturday, August 19 10:15 – 10:45 am: Hikari Taiko 10:45 –  11:15 am: Little Tokyo Geta Dance Troupe 11:15 – 11:45 am: Classical Japanese Dance Group with Nancy Teramura Hayata 11:45 – 12:00 pm:...
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