Free Ondo Dance Classes

77TH NISEI WEEK JAPANESE FESTIVAL OFFERS FREE PUBLIC DANCE PRACTICES STARTING JULY 25 

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Baby Show Registration Extended

The date to register for the 2017 Baby Show has been extended to July 17. Register your child today!

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Nisei Week Aug 19-27, 2017

77TH ANNUAL LA NISEI WEEK JAPANESE FESTIVAL AUGUST 19-27

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On August 13, with a crowd of nearly 700 in attendance at the Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo, Jaclyn Hidemi Tomita was crowned the 2016 Nisei Week Queen. Megan Tomiko Ono was named 1st Princess, and Julia Kiyomi Tani was chosen Miss Tomodachi by the other candidates. Click HERE for a full press release.

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The 2016 Nisei Week Court -From L to R (back row): Queen Jaclyn Hidemi Tomita (San Fernando Valley Japanese Community Center), Miss Tomodachi Julia Kiyomi Tani (Pasadena Japanese Cultural Institute), 1st Princess Megan Tomiko Ono (Orange County Nikkei Coordinating Council), Princess Shannon Aiko Rose Tsumaki (West Los Angeles JACL & Venice Japanese Community Center). From L to R (front row): Princess Heather Yoneko Iwata (East San Gabriel Japanese Community Center), Princess April Leilani Nishinaka (Gardena Evening Optimist), and Princess Kaya […]

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2016 Nisei Week Japanese Festival Calendar of  Exhibitions and Demonstrations as of June 20, 2016. Dates and times subject to change. Weekend 1: August 13-14  August 13 (Sat) Kampai! California Japanese Ceramic Arts Guild Ceramic vessels for celebrations – JACCC Garden Room A, 9:30 am – 5pm Hagiyaki Ceramics JACCC Garden Room B Kimekomi Doll – Hirofumi-kai Dolls with hand-made and hand-painted porcelain heads and dressed in beautiful Japanese fabric – JACCC Garden Room B, 11am – 5pm Ikebana Flower Arrangement Traditional […]

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