Nisei Week Little Tokyo Los Angeles 2015

Nisei Week Little Tokyo Los Angeles

Nisei Week Little Tokyo Los Angeles is an annual festival celebrating Japanese culture and community. The festival lasts one week and is held at various locations in Little Tokyo.

Nisei Week Festival with booths, musical performances, art exhibits and is free to the public.

“To promote Japanese and Japanese American heritage and traditions while bringing together the diverse communities of Southern California through arts and cultural education.”

Events held include Tanabata Festival, dancing, parade, food booths, car show, games, and Tournaments.

Little Tokyo is located in downtown Los Angeles, between 1st and 3rd Street.  Nisei Week occurs in two large locations:  Japanese American Cultural & Community Center and  Japanese American National Museum  buildings.

Both locations will have stage performances going throughout the weekend. There will be other locations that will have Nisei Week events like MOCA (next to JANM) for Tanabata festival.

Nisei Week Festival Events  Car Show, Sumo performance, Martial Arts performances, Taiko performance, Fashion show, Japanese Cultural Exhibits, Odori Dance, Hula dance and Queens reunion.

“To promote Japanese and Japanese American heritage and traditions while bringing together the diverse communities of Southern California through arts and cultural education.”

When: August 15-23, 2015
Where: Little Tokyo 237 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Cost: Free entrance.
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