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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

4/2 - 10/2
Art
Treasures New and Old from the Museum’s Collection  Mingei International Museum  Balboa Park, Plaza de panama  1439 El Prado, San Diego
5/21 - 9/25
Art
Japanese Prints and Photographs: Paths Through Modernity  Los Angeles County Museum of Art  5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles
5/29 - 8/21
Culture
Above the Fold - New Expressions in Origami  Japanese American National Museum  100 N. Central Ave. Los Angeles
6/11 - 12/18
Art
Japanese Paintings: From the Zen Mind  Los Angeles County Museum of Art  5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles
6/18 - 10/3
Art
Yasuhiro Ishimoto: Bilingual Photography and the Architecture of Greene & Greene  The Huntington Library, Arts Collections, and Botanical Gardens  1151 Oxford Rd. San Marino
6/23 - 10/23
Culture
Cute, Cute Kawaii! Japan's Pop Culture Movement  Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego  2220 Paseo de Oro San Diego
7/16 - 9/28
Culture
Walter Pyramid  1250 Bellflower Blvd. Long Beach
8/5
Others
International Peace & Humanity Day 2016 Part I: Ceremony  Yokohama Friendship Bell on Shelter Island  1402 Shelter Island Dr. San Diego
8/6
Culture
Tateuchi Public Program Series - Sadako and Her Origami Cranes  Japanese American National Museum  100 N. Central Ave. Los Angeles
8/6
Culture
Obon Festival (San Luis Obispo Buddhist Temple)  St. Patrick's School  900 W. Branch St. Arroyo Grande
8/11
Culture
East Asian Garden Lecture Series - Popcorn on the Ginza: Literature, Art, & Photography from Tokyo's City within a City  The Huntington Library, Arts Collections, and Botanical Gardens  Rothenberg Hall  1151 Oxford Rd. San Marino
8/12 - 15
Culture
8TH ANNUAL LOS ANGELES TANABATA FESTIVAL  Japanese American National Museum  100 N Central Ave & First St. Los Angeles  www.Tanabatalosangeles.org  see p6
8/13
Culture
Natsumatsuri Family Festival  Japanese American National Museum
8/13
Culture
7th Annual Encinitas Library Japan Festival  Encinitas Library  540 Cornish Dr. Encinitas
8/13 - 8/21
Culture
NISEI WEEK JAPANESE FESTIVAL  www.niseiweek.org  see p4
8/20
Culture
Edible Adventures: Vegetarian Little Tokyo  Japanese American National Museum
8/20
Culture
Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship  see p4  www.niseiweek.org