2014 Nisei Week Poster Design

The Official 2014 Nisei Week Festival poster and t-shirt are designed by Canadian artist Sean Danconia. Danconia is best known for his dynamic visual universe, which showcases heroic and kawaii themes from both eastern and western cultural landscapes. Whether applied to fine art, apparel, or animation, Danconia’s colorful, multi-layered collage of cinematic stories and iconic characters are instantly recognizable.   Having moved to Little Tokyo from Hong Kong in 2008 to further immerse himself with new inspirations, Danconia had his second LA-based art show […]

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Become a Sponsor

Please consider supporting the Nisei Week Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Your support will enable us to continue to bring the Nisei Week Japanese Festival to Los Angeles each summer. Please click here for information on how you can donate and support this annual Little Tokyo tradition.   Click here for the Nisei Week Sponsorship Form   Click here for the Nisei Week Ad Spec Sheet 2014  

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About Nisei Week

The 2014 Nisei Week Japanese Festival is a nine-day event first held in 1934, and is recognized today as one of the longest running ethnic festivals in the United States. This event will take place in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo district from August 9-17. The Nisei Week Foundation was established in 1999 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization to oversee and organize the Nisei Week Japanese Festival. The Foundation’s mission is to promote Japanese and Japanese American heritage and traditions while […]

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Events Calendar

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JACN Dodgers' Night

July 30 @ 7:10 pm - 10:00 pm

Hello Kitty, 2014 Parade Marshal, Aki the Akita, and 2014 Nisei  Week President Mike Okamoto celebrate the opening of the 74th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival with the 2014 Nisei Week Queen Candidates, from top row, left to right: Tori Leon, Lindsey Sugimoto, Ashley Arikawa; bottom left to right: Tiffany Hashimoto, Dominique Mashburn, and Melissa Kozono. Join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/niseiweek

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(Los Angeles – July 11, 2014) – To help the public prepare for this year’s Nisei Week Japanese Festival Grand Parade (August 10) and Ondo street dancing/Closing Ceremony (August 17) free Ondo classes are being held from 6:45 – 9 pm on Thursday July 17, Thursday July 22, and Tuesday July 29 on the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center Plaza (JACCC). The final practice on Thursday July 31 will be held at Centenary United Methodist Church. Please bring to […]

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