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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

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Event Calendar

4/15 - 10/8
Art
Kanban - Traditional Shop Signs of Japan  Mingei International Museum
5/28 - 2/4,2018
Culture
Polished to Perfection: Japanese Cloisonné from the Collection of Donald K. Gerber and Sueann E. Sherry  Los Angeles County Museum of Art  5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles
8/1 - 10/31
Culture
Yokai - Demons and Monsters in Japanese Folklore  Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego  2215 Pan American Rd. East San Diego
9/12 - 11/7
Culture
Ikebana Floral Design  South Coast Botanic Gardens  26300 Crenshaw Blvd.  Palos Verdes Peninsula  (310)544-1948
9/19 - 1/16,2018
Art
Special Lecture Series - Deities in Japanese Art Series  The Japan Foundation  5700 Wilshire Blvd. #100 Los Angeles  (323)761.7510
10/4
Culture
Meditation with Japanese Singing Bowl - Relax with Sound Bath at Lunchtime  The Japan Foundation
10/7
Culture
Akimatsuri Fall Festival  East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center  1203 West Puente Ave. West Covina  (626)960-2566
10/8
Culture
Tea Ceremony at Descanso Gardens  Descanso Gardens  1418 Descanso Dr., La Cañada Flintridge  (818)949-4200
10/8
Culture
OAA Annual Okinawa Bazaar  Okinawa Association of America, Inc.  16500 S. Western Ave., Gardena  (310)532-1929
10/13 - 15
Culture
OC Japan Fair  OC Fair & Event Center  88 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa  See p6
10/14 & 15
Culture
Japanese Garden Festival at Descanso Gardens  Descanso Gardens
10/14
Culture
Author Talk by Steve Ryfle on Ishiro Honda's Films  Little Tokyo Branch Library  203 S. Los Angeles St., Los Angeles  (213)612-0525
10/14
Music
Transpacific Musiclands Outdoor Concert  Japanese American National Museum  100 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles  (213)625-0414
10/15
Culture
Japanese Haiku & Zen Koan  Shoseian "Whispering Pine" Japanese Tea House  Brand Park  1601 West Mountain St., Glendale
10/21
Music
Aki Yashiro Benefit Concert in LA  See p5
10/26
Culture
1st Annual World Uchinaanchu (Okinawan) Day Celebration  Toyota Meeting Hall (Torrance Cultural Arts Center)  3330 Civic Center Dr., Torrance  310-532-1929
10/27
Culture
Obake Night  Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute  1964 W. 162nd St., Gardena  (310)324-6611
10/27
Film
Ikiru (1952)" Film Screening  Norton Simon Museum  411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena  (626)449-6840