79TH ANNUAL NISEI WEEK JAPANESE FESTIVAL
AUGUST 1018, 2019

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

 
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AUGUST 10–11
10 am–5 pm

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


California Japanese Ceramics Guild
Toshizo Watanabe Exhibition Center

Tea Ceremony: Ura Senke School of Tea
Tea Room

Kimekomi Japanese Dolls
(Yukari -kai)
Cultural Room (5th floor)

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AUGUST 17–18
10 am–5 pM

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

Japanese Calligraphy
(Beikoku Shodo Kenkyu-Kai)
Tea Room

Kimekomi Japanese Dolls (Hirofumi-kai)
Cultural Room (5th floor)

Sashiko Embroidery
Pioneer Center, Room 311 (3rd Floor)

Ogasawara Sencha School
Toshizo Watanabe Exhibition Center

 

 

       jaccc plaza schedule

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

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10

Tuesday Night Project x JACCC collaboration featuring Tuesday Night Cafe artists
JACCC Plaza
11 AM–5 PM

Sunset on the Plaza
JACCC Plaza
5 PM–10 PM

Beer Garden
JACCC Plaza
11 AM–10 PM

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11

Aki’s Pup-Up Pawty
JACCC Plaza
11 AM–2 PM

Martial Arts Demonstrations featuring:
Kenshokai Japanese Swordsmanship Association
2 PM–3 PM

Shorinji Kempo of
Los Angeles

JACCC Plaza
3 PM–4 PM

Beer Garden
JACCC Plaza
11 AM–4 PM

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17

2019 Rubik’s Cube Open
JACCC Plaza
8 AM–1 PM

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

Beer Garden
JACCC Plaza
11 AM–6 PM

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18

Taiko Gathering
JACCC Plaza Stage

11:00–11:30 Hanabi Taiko

11:30–12:00 Togen Daiko

12:00–12:30 Yuujou Daiko

12:30–1:00 Makoto Taiko

1:00–1:30 Koshin Taiko

1:30–2:00 Taiko Effect

2:00–2:30 Kishin Daiko

2:30–3:00 Crespi Taiko

3:00–3:30 Nakama Daiko

3:30–4:00 Yoki Daiko

4:00–4:30 Senryu Taiko

4:30–5:00 Prota

Beer Garden
JACCC Plaza
11 AM–6 PM


Photos by Toyo Miyatake Studio