Nisei Week at JACCC @ Japanese American Cultural & Community Center - JACCC, Los Angeles [from 19 to 27 August]

Nisei Week at JACCC


262
19 - 27
August
11:00 - 18:00

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Japanese American Cultural & Community Center - JACCC
244 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, California 90012
JAPANESE AMERICAN CULTURAL & COMMUNITY CENTER AND NISEI WEEK PRESENT:

NISEI WEEK 2017!

Join the Nisei Week Foundation & JACCC in celebrating 2017 Nisei Week Japanese Festival! JACCC and Nisei Week collaborate each year to bring food, drinks, and entertainment to the JACCC Plaza on the two weekends of Nisei Week. Special events include:

-Beer Garden BOTH WEEKENDS
-Nisei Week Rubik's Cube Open
-Gyoza Eating Competition showcasing our LITTLE TOKYO COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS
...and so much more! Check out the schedule below to find out what's happening during Nisei Week at JACCC!

Stay tuned as we release announcements on performers for these two weekends!

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19:
-Beer Garden, 11 AM–6 PM
-Nisei Week Rubik's Cube Open, 8:30 AM–4 PM
-Live entertainment on the stage, all day
FEATURED ARTISTS:
U4LT Ukulele
Eden Kai
Paul Dateh
Phero Hill
Shinshi
— Interactive art workshop by LA Metro-commissioned artist Audrey Chan, 12PM-3PM
-Ikebana Flower Arrangement by the Teacher's Association of Southern California, 10 AM–5 PM
-Tea Ceremony by Ura Senke School of Tea, 10 AM–5 PM
-California Japanese Ceramics Guild, 10 AM–5 PM
-Kimekomi Japanese Dolls (Yukari-Kai), 10 AM–5 PM
-Nisei Week CORONATION

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20:
-Beer Garden, 11 AM–6 PM
— Interactive art workshop by LA Metro-commissioned artist Audrey Chan, 12PM-3PM
-Live entertainment w/ Little Tokyo artists on stage, all day
FEATURED ARTISTS:
Priska
Leo Xia
Kenshokai Japanse Swrdsmnshp Association
Doctors & Engineers
Kat McDowell
Eden Kai
Perry and Danielle
-Ikebana Flower Arrangement by the Teacher's Association of Southern California, 10 AM–5 PM
-Tea Ceremony by Ura Senke School of Tea, 10 AM–5 PM
-California Japanese Ceramics Guild, 10 AM–5 PM
-Kimekomi Japanese Dolls (Yukari-Kai), 10 AM–5 PM
-NISEI WEEK PARADE, 4 PM

SATURDAY, AUGUST 26:
-Beer Garden, 11 AM–6 PM
-The Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship, 2 PM–4 PM
-The Little Tokyo Community Gyoza Chowdown, 2 PM
-LAPD-LAFD Gyoza Eating Showdown, 2:30 PM
-MAIN EVENT: The 11th Annual Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship, 3 PM
-Live entertainment on stage, all day
FEATURED ARTISTS:
Kempo
Shindo Spirit
Keldon and Friends
Thrill the World Los Angeles
Cityside
-Bonsai Exhibit (Nampu-Kai), 10 AM–5 PM
-Japanese Calligraphy (Beikoku Shodo Kenkyukai), 10 AM–5 PM
-Kimekomi Japanese Dolls (Hirofumi-Kai), 10 AM–5 PM

SUNDAY, AUGUST 27:
-Beer Garden, 11 AM–6 PM
-Taiko Gathering, 10 AM–5 PM
Kodama Taiko, 10:30 AM
Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko, 11 AM
Hanabi Taiko, 11:30 AM
Makoto Taiko, 12 PM
Yuujou Daiko, 12:30 PM
Togen Daiko, 1 PM
Koshin Taiko, 1:30 PM
L.A Taiko Ichiza, 2 PM
Kishin Daiko, 2:30
Crespi Taiko, 3 PM
Senryu Taiko, 3:30 PM
-Bonsai Exhibit (Nampu-Kai), 10 AM–5 PM
-Japanese Calligraphy (Beikoku Shodo Kenkyukai), 10 AM–5 PM
-Kimekomi Japanese Dolls (Hirofumi-Kai), 10 AM–5 PM

+ Vendor booths, food booths, shaved ice, and food trucks all day long!
.......WITH MANY, MANY MORE EXCITING THINGS TO BE ANNOUNCED!

— Founded in 1971, Japanese American Cultural & Community Center is one of the largest ethnic arts and cultural centers of its kind in the United States.

A hub for Japanese and Japanese American arts and culture and a community gathering place for the diverse voices it inspires – Japanese American Cultural & Community Center connects traditional and contemporary; community participants and creative professionals; Southern California and the world beyond.

Click here for more information on Nisei Week on the JACCC website:
JACCC.org/nisei-week
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