Keirokai, the biggest celebration in the Cali Nikkei community

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It's [Keirokai] our biggest celebration we do, as a community. They put on little shows, or presentations for them, and they celebrate who's the longest living person in the community even if they're present, or not. They talk about who joined the Keiro community because who's old enough to join in. And yeah, they just have shows... They gather them together in a room to honor them. And they serve them a nice special lunch. That is where the community comes in play a lot. And there's representative of every family

Date: September 22, 2019
Location: California, US
Interviewer: Yoko Nishimura
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum

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