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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

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
3/2
Art
Shibori Arts of Ana Lisa Hedstrom  San Luis Obispo Museum of Art  1010 Broad St. San Luis Obispo  (805) 543-8562
3/3 - 4/30
Art
The Art of the Kimono & Flat and Folded  San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
3/4
Culture
Hinamatsuri  Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute  1964 W. 162nd St. Gardena  (310) 324-6611 info@jci-gardena.org
3/4
Culture
Origami with Ruthie Kitagawa: Hinamatsuri Cards  Japanese American National Museum  100 N. Central Ave. Los Angeles  (213) 625-0414
3/4-5 & 11-12
Culture
Cherry Blossom Festival  Descanso Gardens  1418 Descanso Dr. La Cañada Flintridge  (818) 949-4200
3/10 - 12
Culture
12th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival  Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego  2215 Pan American Road. E, San Diego  (619) 232-2721
3/11
Culture
Free Family Art Day  San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
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
3/12
Art
Art Becomes You: Kimono Style  San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
3/17 - 5/28
Art
YOSHIO IKEZAKI: ELEMENTS  Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery  ArtCenter College of Design  1700 Lida St. Pasadena
3/18
Culture
2017 Cherry Blossom Festival  South Hills Plaza  1420 S. Azusa Ave. West Covina  (626) 960-2566
3/19
Culture
Huntington Beach Cherry Blossom Festival See p10
3/25
Music
Cultural Concert: Bright Gem Koto Ensemble  King David's (SLO) Masonic Lodge  859 Marsh St. San Luis Obispo  (805) 545-5681