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70th Annual Nisei Week to be held in Little Tokyo, Aug 14-22

70th Annual Nisei Week to be held in Little Tokyo, Aug 14-22

The 70th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival will take place from August 14 – 22. This year’s nine days of free Japanese cultural events, activities and exhibits are packed with a variety of music and entertainment, food and fun for all age groups. The second annual free Tanabata Festival (August 13-16) will color Little Tokyo’s...
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Star Festival becoming largest participation project

Star Festival becoming largest participation project

Cultural News 2010 July Issue The 2nd Annual Los Angeles Tanabata Festival (the Star Festival) will be held from August 13 – 16 at the open space of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) on First Street and Central Avenue in Little Tokyo to coincide with the Nisei Week Japanese Festival. Last year’s event...
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Tanabata – celestial connection: Paper ornament makers from Sendai, Japan, share the community spirit of Los Angeles

Tanabata – celestial connection: Paper ornament makers from Sendai, Japan, share the community spirit of Los Angeles

Cultural News 2010 July Issue By Keiko Fukuda Translated by Minoru Nishida The Tanabata Festival became the new talk of the town during 2009 Nisei Week  – the Los Angeles Japanese-American community’s biggest annual festival. In preparation for an encore display in the 2nd Annual Tanabata Festival (the Star Festival) this August, volunteers gathered...
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