Discover Japan in LA

Japan Connection Nikkan Sun
HOMEDIGITAL EDITIONEVENTSABOUT US CONTACT US | 

Dear reader
Announcing the launch of “Japan Connection ” monthly English magazine which introduces Japanese cultures. After receiving the honor of Mount Fuji added to the World Heritage List as a Cultural Site, Tokyo officially being selected to host the 2020 Summer Olympics and Japanese cuisine added to UNESCO’s (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Intangible Cultural Heritage list; Japan is receiving the biggest attention.

We decided to launch the English monthly magazine “Japan Connection” starting April 2014, here in USA. We will provide to latest informations about Japan in this magazine and web site(www.japanconnction.us). We hope this publication will be read all Japanese fun in the United States. Please introduce this magazine “Japan Connection ” to his/her friends. Please experience Japan in LA and go to Japan soon.

Sincerely yours,
Publisher: Toshimasa Tomiyama

Kyodo System Funkimono Bear Tours Saboten Brothers

Event Calendar

2/17 - 7/9
Others
75 Years: Remembering Japanese American Incarceration During World War II  Robert E. Kennedy Library  California Polytechnic State University  1 Grand Ave, Bldg. 35, San Luis Obispo  (805)756-5760
2/19 - 7/31
Others
Tranquility Disrupted: Japanese Internment and San Luis Obispo County  History Center Museum  696 Monterey St. San Luis Obispo  (805)543-0638
3/12 - 8/20
Others
New Frontiers: The Many Worlds of George Takei  Japanese American National Museum  100 N. Central Ave. Los Angeles  (213)625-0414
3/15 - 10/8
Art
Kanban - Traditional Shop Signs of Japan  Mingei International Museum  1439 El Prado San Diego
4/7 - 8/13
Art
Modern Japan: Prints from the Taisho Era (1912–1926) and Beyond  Mingei International Museum  Balboa Park, Plaza de Panama  1439 El Prado San Diego  (619)239-0003
4/15 - 10/8
Art
Kanban - Traditional Shop Signs of Japan  Mingei International Museum
5/4 - 7/23
Cluture
The AjA Project: Refelect + Unfold  Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego  2215 Pan American Rd. East San Diego  (619)232-2721  jfgsd@niwa.org
5/5 - 7/12
Cluture
Ethan Snow Exhibition  Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego
6/3 & 4
Cluture
Sogetsu Ikebana Exhibition  Japanese American Cultural and Community Center  George J. Doizaki Gallery  244 S. San Pedro St. Los Angeles  (213)628-2725
6/4
Cluture
Bonsai Show  SuihoEn  The Japanese Garden  At Tillman Water Reclamation Plant  6100 Wood ley Ave. Van Nuys
6/4
Cluture
Japanese Cultural Bazaar  Buddhist Temple of San Diego  2929 Market St. San Diego  (619)239-0896
6/4
Cluture
Bamboo Music Instrument Making Workshop for Kids  Echo Park Film Center  1200 N. Alvarado St. Los Angeles  (323) 761-7510
6/5
Music
Jazzin' Up: Shakuhachi Interpretations by John Kaizan Neptune  Bluewhale Weller Court Plaza 3rd floor  123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St. Suite.301 Los Angeles  (213)620-0908
6/10
Music
Create Your Own Bonsai  Santa Barbara Botanic Garden  1212 Mission Canyon Rd. Santa Barbara  (805)682-472
6/11
Culture
Ueki: Pruning of the Black Pines  Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden  1250 Bellflower Blvd., BAC Room-203. Long Beach  RSVP: (562)985-2169
6/12
Culture
Japanese Teahouse Tours  The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens  1151 Oxford Rd. San Marino  (626)405-2100
6/16
Music
An Evening with Keiko Matsui  Aratani Theatre  244 S. San Pedro St. Los Angeles  (213)628-2725
6/17
Culture
Edible Adventures: A Noodling Little Tokyo Walk  Japanese American National Museum  100 North Central Ave. Los Angeles  (213)625-0414
6/17
Culture
17th Annual US Sumo Open 2017  The Walter Pyramid  1250 N Bellflower Blvd. Long Beach
6/17 & 18
Culture
Sun Valley Obon 2017  Valley Japanese Community Center  8850 Lankershim Blvd. Sun Valley  (818)825-9583
6/20
Film
”In This Corner of the World (Kono sekai no katasumi ni)" U.S. Premiere at LA Film Festival  ArcLight Cinemas Culver City  9500 Culver Blvd. Culver City  (310)559-2416
6/23
Drinks
Sake at Sunset  Maker City LA  1933 S. Broadway, Los Angeles
6/24
Music
Stars for Budokan Enka Concert  Aratani Theatre
6/24
Culture
2017 Obon Festival  West Covina Buddhist Temple  1203 W. Puente Ave. West Covina  (626)689-1040
6/24 & 25
Culture
Annual Summer Festival  Venice Japanese Community Center  12448 Braddock Dr. Los Angeles  (310)822-8885
6/24 & 25
Culture
GVJCI Matsuri  Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute  1964 W. 162nd St. Gardena  (310)324-6611
6/24 & 25
Culture
2017 Annual Japanese Festival  Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center  1766 Seabright Ave, Long Beach
6/25
Culture
Miso Made Easy  Japanese American Cultural and Community Center  244 S. San Pedro St. Los Angeles
6/25
Music
L.A. Men’s Glee Club Concert  James R. Armstrong Theatre  3330 Civic Center Dr, Torrance