2019 / Nisei Week / Second Weekend – Japanese cultural exhibitions in Little Tokyo, Aug. 17-18

Nisei Week / Second Weekend in Little Tokyo

August 17 (Sat)

  • Nisei Week Rubik’s Cube Open – JACCC Plaza, 8 am
  • Nisei Week Japanese Festival/JACCC Plaza Festival
  • Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship – JACCC Plaza, 2 pm
  • Nisei Week Deko-Car Show – More information will be available at dekocar.com, Nishi Hongwanji Parking Lot, 11 am –6 pm*

August 18 (Sun)

  • Nisei Week Japanese Festival/JACCC Plaza Festival
  • Ondo Public Street Dancing – 1st Street, 4 pm
  • Closing Ceremony – 1st Street, following Ondo

Exhibitions at JACCC Center Building

John Y Naka Memorial Bonsai Exhibition by Nampu-Kai
JACCC, George J. Doizaki Gallery 10:00am – 5:00pm

Japanese Calligraphy by Beikoku Shodo Kenkyu-Kai
JACCC, Tea Room, 10:00am – 5:00pm

Kimekomi Japanese Dolls by Hirofumi-kai
JACCC, Cultural Room (5th floor), 10:00am – 5:0opm

Sashiko Embroidery
JACCC, Pioneer Center, Room 311 (3rd Floor), 10:00am -5:00pm

Ogasawara Sencha School
JACCC, Toshizo Watanabe Exhibition Center, 10:00am – 5:00pm


“Celebrating 40 Years of Photography”  by  U.S. 101 Photo Club
Little Tokyo Towers (James Shimozono Hall),
Sat, 10 am – 5 pm
Sun, 10 am – 3 pm


The Little Tokyo Library Quilters will host their annual Quilt Show on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 12 to 4 p.m. at Union Church, 401 E. Third St. (at San Pedro Street) in Little Tokyo. (The Rafu Shimpo)