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Culture Center in Little Tokyo to showcase Japanese tradition, Aug 21-22

Culture Center in Little Tokyo to showcase Japanese tradition, Aug 21-22

As part of the 70th Annual Nisei Week celebration, the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center hosts cultural exhibits on August 21-22. Exhibition Hours: 10 am – 5 pm Free Admission Japanese American Cultural and Community Center 244 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (213) 628-2725  www.jaccc.org 1st Floor Bonsai: Nampu-kai: George...
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Gold Fish Nebuta by Los Angeles Elementary School students – Photo essay of Nisei Week Grand Parade

Gold Fish Nebuta by Los Angeles Elementary School students – Photo essay of Nisei Week Grand Parade


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Nisei Week Japanese Festival to open Aug 14

Nisei Week Japanese Festival to open Aug 14

Come share in the Japanese American community spirit and attend the nation’s longest running ethnic festival of its kind, in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo, at the 70th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival, August 14 – 22.  Held every summer, this year’s nine days of free Japanese cultural events, activities and exhibits are packed with...
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70th Nisei Week Grand Parade to showcase illuminated Japanese floats called Nebuta

70th Nisei Week Grand Parade to showcase illuminated Japanese floats called Nebuta

Cultural News, August 2010 Issue Article: Come witness the streets of Little Tokyo light up with colorful, illuminated Japanese floats known as Nebuta, featured in this year’s Nisei Week Grand Parade held from 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 15.  This year two groups of community volunteers and local families, along with the people from...
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Queen pageant excites Japanese American community for decades

Queen pageant excites Japanese American community for decades

Cultural News, 2010 August Issue The 2010 Nisei Week Japanese Festival queen candidates took center stage for their first official coming-out appearance to various community leaders, local dignitaries, family and friends at the Opening Ceremony event held on July 18 at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. The seven...
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54th Annual Nisei Week Karate Exhibition to be held at Caltech, Aug. 7, 2010

54th Annual Nisei Week Karate Exhibition to be held at Caltech, Aug. 7, 2010

On Saturday, August 7, 2010, Shotokan Karate of America (“SKA”) will host its 54th Annual Nisei Week Karate Exhibition and Tournament at the Braun Gymnasium of the California Institute of Technology (“Caltech”). SKA’s Nisei Week Karate Exhibition and Tournament is the oldest karate demonstration in the United States.  Fighters and participants will come to...
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Protected: 2010 / Legendary dance master Fujima Kansuma to lead dances for the 2010 Nisei Week Parade

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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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