77TH ANNUAL NISEI WEEK JAPANESE FESTIVAL
AUGUST 19–27, 2017

JACCC celebrates the Nisei Week Japanese Festival with cultural exhibitions, entertainment, and activities throughout the two weekends. View Japanese prefectural displays as well as artisans skilled in ikebana, bonsai, Japanese dolls, calligraphy, tea ceremony and more.

Check out the schedules below for events taking place at JACCC in the Center Building and on the Plaza.

Visit the Nisei Week website for the full festival schedule.


JACCC CENTER BUILDING SCHEDULE

AUGUST 26–27
10 am–5 pm

Bonsai Exhibit (Nampu-Kai)
George J. Doizaki Gallery

Japanese Calligraphy (Beikoku Shodo Kenkyu-kai)
Garden Room A

Kimekomi Japanese Dolls (Hirofumi-Kai)
Garden Room B

 

 

AUGUST 19–20
10 am–5 pm

Ikebana Exhibition (Ikebana Teachers Association of Southern California)
George J. Doizaki Gallery

Tea Ceremony: Urasenke School of Tea
Tea Room

CA Japanese Ceramics Guild
Garden Room A

Kimekomi Japanese Dolls (Yukari-Kai)
Garden Room B


JACCC PLAZA SCHEDULE

Stop by the JACCC Plaza to enjoy entertainment, food trucks, and more!

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19

Rubik's Cube Competition
JACCC Plaza Stage
8:30 AM – 4 PM

Ukuleles for Little Tokyo
JACCC Plaza Stage
4 PM - 4:15 PM

Eden Kai
JACCC Plaza Stage
4:30 PM - 4:40 PM

Paul Dateh
JACCC Plaza Stage
4:45 PM - 5:05 PM

Phero Hill
JACCC Plaza Stage
5:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Shinshi
JACCC Plaza Stage
5:30 PM - 6 PM

Beer Garden
JACCC Plaza
11 AM – 6 PM

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20

Historical Little Tokyo Bike Ride*
Toriumi Plaza
9 AM–12 PM
*RSVP REQUIRED
Click here for more info.

Kenshokai
JACCC Plaza Stage
11:05 AM - 11:40 AM

PRISKA
JACCC Plaza Stage
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Leo Xia
JACCC Plaza Stage
12:20 PM - 12:55 PM

Eden Kai
JACCC Plaza Stage
1 PM - 1:15 PM

Kat McDowell
JACCC Plaza Stage
1:20 PM - 2:05 PM

Doctors and Engineers
JACCC Plaza Stage
2:10 PM - 2:50 PM

Perry & Danielle
JACCC Plaza Stage
2:55 PM - 3:55 PM

Beer Garden
JACCC Plaza
11 AM – 6 PM

SATURDAY, AUGUST 26

Kempo
JACCC Plaza Stage
10 AM - 11 AM

Shindo Spirit
JACCC Plaza Stage
11 AM - 11:30 AM

Keldon and Friends
JACCC Plaza Stage
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Thrill the World LA
JACCC Plaza Stage
12: 45 PM - 1 PM

Thrill the World LA
JACCC Plaza Stage
12: 45 PM - 1 PM

Badlands Booker
JACCC Plaza Stage
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Competition
JACCC Plaza Stage
2 PM – 4 PM

City Side
JACCC Plaza Stage
4 PM - 5 PM

Anthony Francisco
JACCC Plaza Stage
5 PM - 6 PM

Beer Garden
JACCC Plaza
11 AM – 6 PM

SUNDAY, AUGUST 27

Taiko Gathering
JACCC Plaza Stage

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

Beer Garden
JACCC Plaza
11 AM – 6 PM