Posts Tagged ‘ Little Tokyo ’

2014 / Little Tokyo temple to open to accept New Year’s visiting, Jan 1,2,3

The Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo will open to accept New Year’s visiting (Hatsu Mode) from January 1 to 3, from 10 am to 5 pm. The services and rituals are open to the public. No admission required. In Japan, some Esoteric Buddhism temples and Shinto shrines draw a few millions visitors for...
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2014 / Mr. & Miss Kimono LA Contest in Little Tokyo, Jan. 01

Mr & Miss Kimono LA Contest

For sharing the joy of Kimono and promoting mutual understanding and cultural exchanges between U.S. and Japan, LA Kimono Club supports various Kimono events in Los Angeles. To coincide with the New Year’s Day celebration in Little Tokyo, LA Kimono Club presents “Mr. & Miss Kimono LA Contest” on Wednesday, Jan. 1, at 11...
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2013 / L.A. Tanabata Festival to open August 9 -12 at Little Tokyo

LA Talabata Festival

The fifth annual Los Angeles Tanabata Festival will be held from Friday, August 9 through Monday, August 12 in front of the Geffin Contemporary at MOCA and the Japanese American National Museum at First Street and Central Ave in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. Opening ceremonies are set for Friday, August 9, from 5...
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2013 / Nisei Week Parade / Those who wish to be “Haneto dancers” must check in by 3pm, Aug 11

Nebuta Ohayashi Hozonkai  Group will open a registration booth for “Haneto Dancers” and Volunteer in the Nisei Week Grand Parade on Sunday, August 11. The registration booth will be opened from 2 pm to 3 pm at Centenary United Methodist Church, 300 South Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90013. The Nisei Week Grand Parade...
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2013 / Little Tokyo’s Higashi temple to hold annual “Obon” festival, July 27-28

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  Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo will hold 54th annual “Obon” festival on July 27 and 28 at 505 East 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013. (213) 626-4200 www.hhbt-la.org www.facebook.com/hhbt.la Festival hours: 1:00 – 9:00 pm on July 27, 28 Bon odori: 6:30 pm on July 27, 28   Stage Schedule Saturday,...
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2013 / Little Tokyo Zen temple to hold annual “Obon” carnival, July 20-21

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Zenshuji Soto Mission will hold 55th annual “Obon” carnival on July 20 and 21 at 123 South Hewitt Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012.  (213) 624-8658    www.zenshuji.org The carnival hour: 11 a.m. – 8:00 pm 2013 Obon Event Schedule Saturday, July 20: 1:30 P.M. OBON Service 3:00 P.M. Karaoke Contest 4:00 P.M. Japanese Folk Dance...
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2012 Nisei Week to close with Ondo street dancing, Aug 19, 4:00 pm

2012 Nisei Week Japanese Festival will officially close with Ondo street dancing on Little Tokyo’s First Street on Sunday, Aug 19 from 4:00 pm. The public is encouraged to join in this Japanese street dancing ritual.  
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2012 Nisei Week parade to feature youth dance from Sapporo, Aug 12

20120805 Nisei Week Parade Hiragishi

The 2012 Nisei Week Parade will feature 30 dancers of Hiragishi Tenjin team (above photo)  from Sapporo, Japan. Young members will dance to the upbeat tempo of Hokkaido’s unique but traditional Soran Bushi folk songs through the streets of Little Tokyo. The parade will start at 5 pm on Sunday, Aug. 12, from the...
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2012 / Los Angeles to celebrate New Year’s Day in Japanese way

Oshogatsu Mochitsuki 2011

Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California presents the following events under the name of Oshogatsu in Little Tokyo: Sunday, January 1, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm in Little Tokyo Admission free Opening Ceremony at Weller Court, 11:00 am – 11:30 am Weller Court – New Year’s Program, 11:30 am – 3:00 pm Taiko...
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