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New Meetup: 69th ANNUAL NISEI WEEK FESTIVAL | AUGUST 15-23, 2009

From: chris
Sent on: Saturday, August 15, 2009 9:08 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for Craving for ASIAN FOOD!

What: 69th ANNUAL NISEI WEEK FESTIVAL | AUGUST 15-23, 2009

When: August 16,[masked]:00 AM

Where:
Little Tokyo
200 N. Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

This is a NO HOST EVENT. Feel free to use this post as a message board so you can communicate with other members. Plan your time accordingly b/c there are lots to do. You can useNisei Event Calendar to make your plan.

Map of Nisei Week Festival:




Parking:
Public parking for the Nisei Week festival is available at
City Hall East, P-3 & P-4
200 N. Main Street
Enter from the Los Angeles Street entrance, between First and Temple.

This nine-day festival in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo district highlights Japanese and Japanese American culture.

"Exciting and fun activities await for the entire family to enjoy during the Nisei Week festival. Included are cultural exhibits, dynamic cultural entertainment, delicious Japanese food, and traditional celebrations. Highlights of these include taiko, sumo, martial arts, tea ceremony, ikebana, odori dancing, and many more.
...
This year's parade is special and will feature several Kodomo (Children) Nebuta floats. These beautifully handmade floats will light their way through the streets of Little Tokyo dancing to the beat of the taiko drums and flute playing musicians followed by over 100 Haneto dancers." TERRY S. HARA, President

Saturday, August 22, 2009
8:00am (Rubik's Cube Open Registration)
8:30am (Rubik's Cube Open First Round)
3:00pm (Gyoza Eating Championship)
JACCC Plaza


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Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/asianfood/calendar/11117873/

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