78TH ANNUAL NISEI WEEK JAPANESE FESTIVAL
AUGUST 11 - 19, 2018

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 18–19
10 am–5 pm

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

Tea Ceremony: Ogasawara Sencha School
Tea Room

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

Kimekomi Japanese Dolls (Hirofumi-Kai)
Garden Room B

Kumamoto Prefecture
Garden Room C

AUGUST 11-12
10 am–5 pm

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

Tea Ceremony: Omote Senke School of Tea
Tea Room

CA Japanese Ceramics Guild
Garden Room A

Kimekomi Japanese Dolls (Yukari-Kai)
Garden Room B

LA Aiseki Lapidary Club
Garden Room B

 
 

JACCC PLAZA SCHEDULE

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

Perry and Danielle
JACCC Plaza Stage
10:30 AM

Maria Tuadi
JACCC Plaza Stage
11 AM

Sho & Joseph Kamiya
JACCC Plaza Stage
11:30 AM

Ava Salzman
JACCC Plaza Stage
12 PM

Leo Xia
JACCC Plaza Stage
12:30 PM

Andrew Figueroa Chiang
JACCC Plaza Stage
1 PM

Matt Almodiel
JACCC Plaza Stage
1:40 PM

Earth to Jupiter
JACCC Plaza Stage
2:20 PM

Priska
JACCC Plaza Stage
3 PM

Kenshokai Dojo
JACCC Plaza Stage
4 PM - 5 PM

Beer Garden
JACCC Plaza
11 AM–6 PM

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12

More TBA

Beer Garden
JACCC Plaza
11 AM–6 PM

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18

More TBA

Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Competition
JACCC Plaza Stage
2 PM–4 PM
Learn more here.

Shorinji Kempo
JACCC Plaza Stage
4 PM–5 PM

Beer Garden
JACCC Plaza
11 AM–6 PM

SUNDAY, AUGUST 19

Taiko Gathering
JACCC Plaza Stage

Kodama Taiko - Pasadena, CA
11 AM

Yuujou Taiko - So. San Gabriel, CA
11:30 AM

Togen Daiko - Oxnard Buddhist Temple
12 PM

LA Taiko Ichiza - Little Tokyo
12:30 PM

Makoto Taiko - Pasadena, CA
1 PM

Koshin Taiko - Venice Japanese Community Center
1:30 PM

Taiko Effect - Torrance, CA
2 PM

Crespi Taiko - Crespi High School, Encino, CA
2:30 PM

Yoki Daiko - Tenrikyo Mission, Boyle Heights, CA
3 PM

PROTA - Los Angeles, CA
3:30 PM

Kishin Daiko - ESGVJCC
4 PM

Senryu Taiko - UC Riverside
4:30 PM

Beer Garden
JACCC Plaza
11 AM–6 PM