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81st Annual Nisei Week @ JACCC

81st Annual Nisei Week @ JACCC

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When

Sat, Aug 12, 2023  - Sun, Aug 20, 2023

Where

JACCC Campus
244 South San Pedro St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

Description

The Nisei Week Foundation will be hosting a variety of activities across two weekends (8/12-13 & 8/19-20) in celebration of the Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival.

As part of the activities, JACCC will present a variety of traditional Japanese art exhibitions for people of all ages to enjoy. The exhibitions are free and open to the public.

For questions on the overall Nisei Week activities, please contact the Nisei Week Foundation here.

Click on the blue tabs below for details on activities for each day.

Book & Rummage Sale

10 am - 4 pm | Isamu Noguchi Plaza

We will be accepting cash only for purchases.

Ikebana Flower Arrangement by the Southern California Ikebana Teachers Association

10 am - 4 pm | George J. Doizaki Gallery (Lobby)

Tea Ceremony with Urasenke Tea School

10 am - 4 pm | Tea Room (Lobby)

Japanese Dolls by Hirofumi-Kai

10 am - 4 pm | 5th Fl. Cultural Room

Japanese Ceramics by the California Japanese Ceramic Arts Guild

10 am - 4 pm | Ste. 502 

Coronation

7 - 9 pm | Aratani Theatre

The Nisei Week court candidates show off the results of their training and vie to be crowned the 2022 Nisei Week Queen.

Book & Rummage Sale

10 am - 4 pm | Isamu Noguchi Plaza

We will be accepting cash only for purchases.

Ikebana Flower Arrangement by the Southern California Ikebana Teachers Association

10 am - 4 pm | George J. Doizaki Gallery (Lobby)

Tea Ceremony with Urasenke Tea School

10 am - 4 pm | Tea Room (Lobby)

Japanese Dolls by Hirofumi-Kai

10 am - 4 pm | 5th Fl. Cultural Room

Japanese Ceramics by the California Japanese Ceramic Arts Guild

10 am - 4 pm | Ste. 502 

Spotlight: Ramen Burger

11 am - 4 pm | Isamu Noguchi Plaza

For the 10-year anniversary of the original Ramen Burger, Keizo Shimamoto, JACCC's Director of Culinary Events, will bring back his famed novelty creation to JACCC during Nisei Week. 

Ramen Burger at Nisei Week is sponsored by Day-Lee Foods, Inc. In-kind support is provided by Camp Chef.

Book Sale

10 am - 4 pm | Isamu Noguchi Plaza

We will be accepting cash only for purchases.

John Y. Naka Memorial Bonsai Exhibition

10 am - 4 pm | George J. Doizaki Gallery (Lobby)

Japanese Calligraphy by Beikoku Shodo Kenkyukai

10 am - 4 pm | Tea Room (Lobby)

Japanese Dolls by Yukari-Kai

10 am - 4 pm | 5th Fl. Cultural Room

Japanese Community Pioneer Center's Sashiko Demo/Exhibition & Presentation Sale

10 am - 4 pm | Ste. 301

Plaza Festival

11 am - 4 pm | Isamu Noguchi Plaza

Japanese cultural food and entertainment for the entire family.

Spotlight: Ramen Burger

11 am - 4 pm | Isamu Noguchi Plaza

For the 10-year anniversary of the original Ramen Burger, Keizo Shimamoto, JACCC's Director of Culinary Events, will bring back his famed novelty creation to JACCC during Nisei Week. 

Ramen Burger at Nisei Week is sponsored by Day-Lee Foods, Inc. In-kind support is provided by Camp Chef.

Book Sale

10 am - 4 pm | Isamu Noguchi Plaza

We will be accepting cash only for purchases.

John Y. Naka Memorial Bonsai Exhibition

10 am - 4 pm | George J. Doizaki Gallery (Lobby)

Japanese Calligraphy by Beikoku Shodo Kenkyukai

10 am - 4 pm | Tea Room (Lobby)

Japanese Dolls by Yukari-Kai

10 am - 4 pm | 5th Fl. Cultural Room

Plaza Festival

11 am - 4 pm | Isamu Noguchi Plaza

Japanese cultural food and entertainment for the entire family.

Taiko Gathering

11 am - 4 pm | Isamu Noguchi Plaza

Showcasing Japanese drum (taiko) groups from across Southern California.

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