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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
6/18 - 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
7/1 - 4
Culture
Anime Expo 2016  See p4
7/9 & 10
Culture
58th Annual Zenshuji Obon Carnival  Zenshuji Soto Mission  123 S. Hewitt St. Los Angeles
7/9 & 10
Culture
Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Obon Summer Festival  Nishi Hongwanji Los Angeles  815 E. First St. Los Angeles
7/10
Culture
Bridge USA Natsu Matsuri  Torrance Cultural Arts Center  3330 Civic Center Dr. Torrance
7/16
Culture
"Above the Fold" Lecture by Robert Lang (plus Exhibition Tour)  Japanese American National Museum  RSVP 213-625-0414
7/17
Culture
Bridge USA Natsu Matsuri  Cory McMillin Companies Event Center  2875 Dewey Rd. San Diego
7/21
Music
JANM Summer Night Concerts  Japanese American National Museum
7/23
Culture
Origami with Ruthie Kitagawa: Kusudama  Japanese American National Museum
7/23
Film
Film Screening and Panel Discussion—"Sleeping on Potatoes: A Lumpy Adventure from Manzanar to the Corporate Tower"  Japanese American National Museum
7/23 & 24
Culture
Pasadena Buddhist Temple Obon Festival  Pasadena Buddhist Temple  1993 Glen Ave. Pasadena
7/26
Sports
Japan Night at Dodgers Stadium  See p5
7/29 - 31
Foods
Delicious Little Tokyo  See p6