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2011 Nisei Week / Tea ceremony demonstration, Aug 13-14, 11 am – 4 pm

Nisei Week Tea Demo Urasenke

      Chado Urasenke Tankokai Los Angeles Association presents the Nisei Week Chado Demonstration, The Way of Tea, on August 13 and 14, from 11 am to 4 pm at JACCC (Japanese American Cultural and Community Center) at 5th floor. Free admission for viewing the demonstrations. $5 donation is suggested for Japanese sweet...
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Lani Kume Nishiyama selected Nisei Week Queen

Lani Kume Nishiyama selected Nisei Week Queen

Cultural News, 2010 September Issue Lani Kume Nishiyama, acting school student and representing the West Los Angeles Japanese American Citizens League and the Venice Japanese Community Center, was selected as the 70th Nisei Week Queen on Aug. 14 at the Nisei Week Coronation held at the Aratani/Japan America Theatre in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles...
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Mr. Yusuke Shindo appointed new Deputy Consul General in Los Angeles

Mr. Yusuke Shindo appointed new Deputy Consul General in Los Angeles

In June of 2010, Yusuke Shindo arrived in Los Angeles and began his post as Deputy Consul General of the Consulate General of Japan. He began his career with Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1986.   The same year, he graduated from the University of Tokyo with a degree in Economics. Mr. Shindo has...
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Japan Foundation Fireside Colloquium Series: Folding Fan and Urushi-lacquer Work, Aug 4

Japan Foundation Fireside Colloquium Series: Folding Fan and Urushi-lacquer Work, Aug 4

Fireside Colloquium Series Japanese Folding Fan and its Applied Urushi-lacquer Work The history and art of fan making with video presentation and lecture Lecturer: Mr. Kanji Ishizumi Date: Wednesday, August 4, 2010, 2:00PM Place: The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles Conference Room 333 South Grand Ave, Suite 2250, Los Angeles, CA 90071 (22nd floor of...
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Founder of sushi kiosk chain commended with Japan’s Agriculture Minister Award

Founder of sushi kiosk chain commended with Japan’s Agriculture Minister Award

Cultural News, 2010 August Issue The Consul General of Japan, Junichi Ihara, held a Conferment Ceremony of the Minister of Agriculture Award to Mr. Ryuji Ishii, Founder and President of AFC Corporation, a sushi kiosk chain installed inside supermarket stores, at the Official Residence of Consul General in Los Angeles on July 30. Shizuoka-born...
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Japan’s popular singer concert at a Little Tokyo temple, July 18, 1PM

Japan’s popular singer concert at a Little Tokyo temple, July 18, 1PM

Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo presents Japan’s Hideki Sekijima solo concert on Sunday, July 18 at 1:00 pm at the temple, 505 East Third Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013. Admission is free and open to the public. Having completed a successful 30th anniversary tour throughout Japan, popular  singer/songwriter, Hideki Sekijima will perform...
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Annual Japan-theme Summer Festival to return to Torrance Cultural Art Center, July 11

Annual Japan-theme Summer Festival to return to Torrance Cultural Art Center, July 11

Japanese language magazine publisher and Japanese radio programming company Bridge USA in Garden presents its 15th annual Summer Festival at Torrance Cultural  Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90503 on Sunday, July 11 from 10 am – 7 pm. Admission are $5 for adult, $3 for children under 12 years old. Free...
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Showcase of latest Japanese cinema to continue at Irvine, Apr 24, 25

Showcase of latest Japanese cinema to continue at Irvine, Apr 24, 25

Japan Film Festival Los Angeles, showcase of latest Japanese cinema to American audiences, will take place on April 10-11 in Hollywood, April 17-18 in Torrance, and on April 24-25 in Irvine, Orange County. The film showcase started as the Chanoma Film Festival in 2003 and changed  to the current name in 2008. Japan Film...
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Enka singer “Jero in Concert” at Aratani Theatre, Mar 31, 8PM

Enka singer “Jero in Concert” at Aratani Theatre, Mar 31, 8PM

Jero in Concert Wednesday, Mar 31, 8:00PMAratani / Jana America Theatre at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, 244 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012Tickets: $100, $80, $60, $50     www.jaccc.org   Box Office (213) 680-3700 Jero aks Jerome Charles White, Jr. makes his long-awaited U.S. concert debut in celebration of the...
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