The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center celebrates the 2015Nisei Week Japanese Festival with Taiko, Japanese classical folk dancers, martial arts, musical performances and DJ’s throughout the day.
Exhibitions will include Japanese prefectural displays as well as artisans skilled in Ikebana, Bonsai, Japanese Dolls, Calligraphy, and Tea Ceremony.
The JACCC’s cultural exhibitions will be held on August 15-16 and August 22-23, from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm.
Ikebana exhibit by Ikebana Teachers Association of Southern California. The exhibitions include four major ikebana schools, Ikenobo, Ohara, Shofu and Sogetsu. 10 am – 5 pm
Tea Demonstration by Urasenke Tankokai Los Angeles Association. 11 am – 4 pm
Japanese Dolls exhibit
“Fish to Birds” Jazz Vocalists
Nisei Week Book Fair will feature Todd Shimoda, Amy Uyematsu, Stan Sakai, Marsha Aizumi, Naomi Hirahara, Kerry Yo Nakagawa, Sunny Seki and Lora Nakamura; Ceramic exhibit; Japanese Jazz singers
Musical performances by Southern California’s premier ukulele group
Rukik’s Cube Contest; Fujinkai Bazaar Sale
Rokkon Sai, a special performance from Japan, 3-4 pm.