2015 Free Ondo Classes to Public

75th NISEI WEEK JAPANESE FESTIVAL OFFERS FREE ONDO CLASSES TO PUBLIC STARTING JULY 21 Ever want to dance in the Nisei Week Ondo or Grand Parade? This is the year to do it as the Nisei Week Japanese Festival celebrates its 75th anniversary August 15-23. To help the public prepare for the Grand Parade (August 16) and Ondo street dancing/Closing Ceremony (August 23) free Ondo classes are being held from 6:30 – 9 pm on Tuesday July 21, Thursday July […]

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2015 Nisei Week Baby Show

REGISTER YOUR CHILD TODAY! APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED SATURDAY, August 1, 2015 Centenary United Methodist Church 300 S. Central Avenue Los Angeles, 90013 Application fee: $60.00 (non-refundable donation) Most Photogenic contest: Contestant must be pre-registered Photograph must be mailed/included with entry form (photos will be returned on day of event) Divisions: Age range, check-in time and cut-off Tiny tots: 1 year to 23 months; Registration: 9:00 am to 9:30 am; Judging: 10:00 am Romper stompers: 24 months to 3 […]

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2015 Dodgers JACN

The 2015 Los Angeles Dodgers Japanese American Community Night has been scheduled for Wednesday, July 8, 2015. Game is scheduled for a 7:10pm start and they will be playing against the Philadelphia Phillies!

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Events Calendar

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2014 Nisei Week Queen Tori Nishinaka-Leon,  Tori Angela Nishinaka-Leon was crowned the 2014 Nisei Week Queen on Saturday, August 9, during the Nisei Week Japanese Festival’s coronation event at the Japan America Theatre in Little Tokyo. Former 2013 Nisei Week Queen Lauren Iwata passed on her reign to Nishinaka-Leon, whose parents are Bernard E. Leon, Jr. and Vicky Leon of Los Angeles. Five other ladies also took center stage to compete for the title of the 2014 Nisei Week Queen […]

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The 2014 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 Sunday, July 13 at the Japanese American National Museum. The six candidates will compete for the title of Nisei Week Queen on Saturday, August 9, 7 p.m., at the Coronation Ball at the Aratani Japan America Theatre in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. The dinner prior to the coronation ball […]

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