Natsumatsuri Family Festival

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Community Event

Aug 201818
11:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States


FREE ALL DAY
Please note new date!
Join us for our annual summer celebration featuring Japanese and Japanese American performances, crafts, and activities.

  • Musical performances including TAIKOPROJECT
  • Free souvenir photos at our summer-themed photo booth
  • Free samples of saataa andaagii (Okinawan deep-fried pastries)
  • Basic taiko drumming and bon odori dance lessons
  • Fun crafts including origami and the ever-popular Natsumatsuri paper hats
  • JANM Members Only reserved seating and express lines
  • Free admission all day to see hapa.me – 15 years of the hapa project and Common Ground: The Heart of Community.
  • …and more!

    Supported by Los Angeles County Arts Commission and Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles.

    Please check JANM.org for updates.

     

    JANM . Last modified Jun 22 2018 9:48 a.m.


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