NW Fashion Event 2017

Come support the Nisei Week Fashion Event – September 16, 2017.

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Thank you!

Thank you everyone for supporting the 77th Nisei Week Japanese Festival! See you next year – August 11 – 19, 2018!

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2017 Gyoza Contest Results

Joey Chestnut defends his title with 377 gyoza in 10 minutes! Here are the final results for the 11th annual Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship:

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On August 19, at the Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo, Jordyn Keiko Adachi was crowned the 2017 Nisei Week Queen with nearly 700 in attendance. Yurika Kristy Yoneda was named 1st Princess, and Kelly Akiko Sera was chosen Miss Tomodachi by the other candidates. Adachi, 23, is a graduate of California Lutheran University with a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences. She plans to attend graduate school to become a physical therapist and work with patients who have suffered from neurological […]

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2017 Nisei Week Japanese Festival Calendar of Festival Events as of 7/18/17 Dates and times subject to change. WEEK 1—AUG 19 – 20 Ikebana Flower Arrangement (Ikebana Teachers Association of Southern California) – JACCC Doizaki Gallery, 10am–5 pm CA Japanese Ceramics Guild – JACCC Garden Room A Tea Ceremony: Ura Senke School of Tea – JACCC Tea House, 10 am – 5 pm Kimekomi Japanese Dolls – Yukari Kai: Dolls with hand-made and hand-painted porcelain heads and dressed in beautiful Japanese fabric – JACCC Garden Room […]

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