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2017 / Tuscon Japanese Festival at Pima Community College sponsored by Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition, Jan. 14

Tucson Japanese Festival Saturday, January 14th/11 a.m. –  3 p.m. Pima Community College Downtown Campus Center 1255 N. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85709 Japanese New Year festival featuring mochi (rice cake) pounding, demonstrations, art & crafts, games, food, musical performances, taiko drumming by Ken Koshio and Koshio Gumi. Sponsored by Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural...
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2017 / Japanese American National Museum: wartime farm labor camp photo exhibition, Sep. 27, 2016 – Jan. 8, 2017

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The Japanese American National Museum Uprooted: Japanese American Farm Labor Camps During World War II September 27, 2016 – January 8, 2017 In the summer of 1942, Farm Security Administration photographer Russell Lee visited four Japanese American farm labor camps located near the towns of Nyssa, Oregon; and Rupert, Shelley, and Twin Falls, Idaho....
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2017 / Japanese cultural center to present “Kotohajime” performance at Aratani Theatre, Jan. 8

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center will present Kotohajime to celebrate the Year of the Rooster with the theme Hatsu-Geshiki or “First Scenery” on Sunday, Jan. 8 at 1:00 pm at Aratani Theatre. Tickets are $20 for general. Curated by Artistic Director Hirokazu Kosaka, the original Kotohajime performance is a visual delight and...
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2017 / Corporate-sponsored program sends 20 students from Fukushima to Rose Parade on Jan. 2 and Little Tokyo concert at Aratani Theatre on Jan. 4

Twenty high school students from Fukushima, Japan will share the stage with six-time Grammy award-winning musician Daniel Ho and members of the Grateful Crane Ensemble at the Fukushima Honda Tomodachi Concert on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017 at 8 p.m. at the Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo. Presented by American Honda Motor Company Inc, in...
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2017 / Koyasan Buddhist Temple accepting prayers for New Year in Little Tokyo, Jan 1-3

“Fire Rire” ceremony at Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo set on Jan. 1, 2017, at 10AM Koyasan Buddhist Temple, 342 East First Street in Little Tokyo, will hold its “Fire Rite” on Jan. 1, 2017 at 10:00 am. Bishop Junkun Imamura will officiate the ceremony and kick off three-day New Year’s celebration in...
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2017 / Japanese communities to gather for Japanese New Year’s celebration at Little Tokyo, Jan. 1

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2018 New Year Celebration in Little Tokyo event Schedule Experience the Japanese way of celebrating the New Year of 2017 in the heart of Southern California on Jan. 1. From entertainment, food, and children’s cultural activities, it is one of the most exciting events to take place in the Japanese community. Oshogatsu in Little...
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2017 / Shinto shrine to be set at Little Tokyo, Sunday, Jan. 1

Shusse Inari Shrine at 2018 Oshogatsu in Little Tokyo Hollywood journalist Izumi Hasegawa was born at a family of a Shinto shrine in Matsue, Shimane prefecture, and she has another hat: a licensed priest with the National Association of Shinto Shrine (Jinja Honcho). Hasegawa will open Shussei Inari Jinja on Sunday, Jan. 1 from...
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2016 Year End Services and 2017 New Year’s Day Services at Little Tokyo Buddhist Temples

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  The Los Angeles Buddhist Church Federation announces a schedule of the year end services on Dec. 31 and New Year’s Day services on Jan. 1: Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple 505 East Third Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013 Dec. 31, 6:30 pm Jan. 1, 10 am – 5 pm Jodoshu North American Buddhist Missions...
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