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2017 / Torrance Sister City Association seeking applicants for English teacher in Japan: Applications due on April 14

The Torrance Sister City Association is seeking applicants for one experienced English teacher to work at Kashiwa Municipal High School from August 1, 2017. Kashiwa in Chiba Prefecture, is the sister city of Torrance. Applicants must live or work in Torrance, hold a Bachelor’s degree and have a teaching credential/certificate. A minimum one-year contract runs from...
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2017/Aurora Challenge Grant for Japan projects: Applications due on March 31

2016 Aurora Challenge Grant

  Japanese Language Scholarship Foundation (aka Aurora Foundation) is accepting application of 2017 Aurora Challenge Grant for Japan projects. The grant will be awarded to a citizen of the USA who resides in California and has a unique dream, in any field of endeavor, which is related to Japanese culture and which would never...
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2017 / Hiroshima and Nagasaki experience program to be held at Long Beach center, March 12

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Shadows for Peace, for the Sake of the Children: The Hiroshima and Nagasaki Experience March 12, 2017 (Sunday) Time: 1:30 to 4:00 pm The Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center 1766 Seabright Avenue, Long Beach 90813 Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center presents “Shadows for Peace” featuring music by the Nori Tani and Friends, interviews with...
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2017 / “Love to Nippon” 6th anniversary event for March 11 Great East Japan Earthquake at Los Angeles Police Department HQs, March 5

Forwarded for Love to Nippon The 6th Anniversary of Love to Nippon 2017 Sunday, March 5, 2017 at LAPD HQs Season’s Greetings & wishing you a wonderful holiday season! On behalf of the Love to Nippon Project Committee, it is with great pleasure that we invite you to join us at the 6th Anniversary...
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2017 / Arizona Matsuri Festival 2017 at Phoenix, Feb. 25-26

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Arizona Matsuri Festival 2017 Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Heritage & Science Park 115 N. 6th Street Phoenix, AZ 85004 (SW corner of 7th St. & Monroe St.) The Arizona Matsuri on Feb. 25-26 in Phoenix is an annual festival which celebrates Japanese culture and heritage, traditional...
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2017 / Gardena institute to present 2017 Day of Remembrance to learn WWII incarceration of Japanese American, Feb. 25

2017 Day of Remebrance Gardena

Forwarded for the Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute 2017 Day of Remembrance 75 Year Commemoration Resistance at Tule Lake Feb. 25, 2017, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute free admission The Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute is commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, the order...
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2017 / Community group to demand non-profit Keiro to release $70 million to build a new senior facility, Feb. 24

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Community group, Koreisha Senior Care & Advocacy will hold a demonstration on Friday, Feb. 24 at 1:00 pm in Little Tokyo to demand non-profit Keiro to release $70 million to build a new senior facility. The demo will start at the north-west corner of Second Street and San Pedro Street, and proceed to the...
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2017 / Yamaguchi Kenjinkai to hold 2017 Shinnenkai on Sunday, Feb. 19

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Nanka Yamaguchi Kenjinkai announces 2017 Shinnenkai New Year’s Luncheon on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the Quiet Cannon Banquet Facility, 910 Via San Clemente, in Montebello. Anyone interested in attending the luncheon is welcome. Please RSVP your attendance by contacting us at (562) 234-5702 or Nanka.Yamaguchi.Kenjinkai@gmail.com
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2017 / Jazz dance, ballet and hip hop stages “Genesis of Yamato” at Armstrong Theatre, Feb. 3

Ken Dance Company Genesis of Yamato

Under the direction of Kenji Yamaguchi, the Ken Dance Company has brought major stages to the public since 2007. In February 2017, the company will present a three-act stage with more than 10 dancers in Torrance to introduce itself to the Japanese American community. Supported by Jazz Dance L.A. Foundation and veteran dancer and...
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