2019 Rubik’s Cube Competition

The 2019 Nisei Week Rubiks Cube competition was won by Max Park (6.49 second average), who is currently ranked #1 in America and #2 in the world.

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2019 Gyoza Contest Results

Joey Chestnut wins the 13th annual Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship, consuming 314 gyoza in 10 minutes!

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Grand Parade – August 11

Come to the Nisei Week Grand Parade on Sunday, August 11, starting at 4 p.m. in Little Tokyo.

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2019 Baby Show Results

Congratulations to this year’s Baby Show winners!

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Nisei Week Merchandise


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Sunset on the Plaza

Join us Saturday, August 10th for “Sunset on the Plaza” with special performance by Japan’s BISHONEN

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LOS ANGELES – August 11, 2019 – The Nisei Week Foundation is pleased to announce that Juli Yoshinaga was crowned the 79th Nisei Week Queen at the Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo at its Nisei Week Coronation on August 10. Mia Masae Lopez was named 1st Princess, and Kara Chizuru Ito was chosen Miss Tomodachi by the other candidates. Juli Yoshinaga is 23 years old and graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies. […]

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2019 NISEI WEEK QUEEN CANDIDATES DEBUT LOS ANGELES – July 14, 2019 – The 2019 Nisei Week Japanese Festival queen candidates took center stage for their first official public appearance to various community leaders, local dignitaries, family and friends at the Opening Ceremony event held Sunday, July 14 at the Japanese American National Museum. The seven candidates will compete for the title of Nisei Week Queen on Saturday, August 10,  7 p.m., at the Queen Coronation at the Aratani Japan […]

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