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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

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
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
5/13 - 9/10
Art
Japanese Painting: A Walk in Nature  Los Angeles County Museum of Art  5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles
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
Yokai - Demons and Monsters in Japanese Folklore  Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego  2215 Pan American Rd. East San Diego
8/3 - 6
Sports
2017 PONY Baseball Bronco League World Series  Los Alamitos Youth Baseball  4370 Farquhar Ave. Los Alamitos
8/4 & 5
Culture
Obon Festival  Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego
8/5
Music
Big World Fun: TAIKOPROJECT  Ford Theatres  2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East Hollywood
8/6
Culture
Tanabata Festival 2017 at Suihoen  The Japanese Garden  At Tillman Water Reclamation Plant  6100 Woodley Ave. Van Nuys
8/10
Others
9066::13769 Executive Orders that Exclude (Grand Performances)  California Plaza  300 & 350 S. Grand Ave. Los Angeles
8/12 & 13
Culture
Obon Festival  Gardena Buddhist Church  1517 W. 166th St. Gardena
8/10
Foods
Koji Crafting  Japanese American Cultural and Community Center
8/15 - 9/17
Others
Nikkei Samurai: Japanese Swords and the Nisei Veteran  Go For Broke National Education Center  355 E. 1st St. Los Angeles
8/19
Culture
Natsumatsuri Family Festival  Japanese American National Museum
8/19 - 27
Culture
77TH Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival  Little Tokyo, Los Angeles See p4
8/20
Culture
“Let’s Have Tea” with Nakada Sensei  Shoseian "Whispering Pine" Japanese Tea House  Brand Park  1601 West Mountain St. Glendale
8/24 - 26
Film
"Ugetsu" & "The Life of Oharu" Film Screening - Kenji Mizoguchi Double Feature  Aero Theatre  1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica
8/26
Music
Mirai No Rekishi / History of the Future - Mark de Clive-Lowe  California Plaza
8/26 & 27
Culture
Japan World Heroes: Kaiju and Tokusatsu Convention  Pasadena Convention Center  300 E. Green St. Pasadena
8/26 & 27
Culture
Two-Day Shibori On! Workshop  Japanese American National Museum