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La Princesita del Perú: Angélica Harada cumple 50 años de vida artística - Parte 1

Enrique Higa SakudaAsociación Peruano Japonesa

El 2010 fue un año especial para Angélica Harada, pues coronó medio siglo de una exitosa trayectoria entregada en cuerpo y alma al folclore peruano. Mientras preparaba el espectáculo que se presentó en noviembre por sus Bodas de Oro, la Princesita de Yungay nos recibió en su ...

Children of Dekasegi, Bilingual and Educated in Japan: The New Generation of Nikkei - Part 2

Enrique Higa SakudaAsociación Peruano Japonesa

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Children of Dekasegi, Bilingual and Educated in Japan: The New Generation of Nikkei - Part 1

Enrique Higa SakudaAsociación Peruano Japonesa

José Iraha Flores is twenty-three years old and studies communications in the University of Lima.  José Bravo Kohatsu is twenty-six and works in the Japanese consulate.  Both are children of dekasegi1 who were born in Peru but raised and educated in Japan where they learned Japanese.  Why did they return ...

It’s good to say “I’m Nikkei” because I am part of something - Part 3

Enrique Higa SakudaAsociación Peruano Japonesa

Part 2 >> The Nikkei in Peru Kaori is impressed by the way the Nikkei community in Peru has preserved its identity. “What I really find admirable is that there is a place (Japanese-Peruvian Cultural Center) that seeks to maintain the Nikkei identity in some fashion; there’s no reason to ...

It’s good to say “I’m Nikkei” because I am part of something - Part 2

Enrique Higa SakudaAsociación Peruano Japonesa

Part 1 >> Nikkei Identity Kaori was raised by her grandmother in a Japanese environment. “Our relationship within our Japanese home was one of constant silence; it took just a simple stare of disapproval to know that I did something wrong. My grandmother did not have to say anything for me ...

It’s good to say “I’m Nikkei” because I am part of something - Part 1

Enrique Higa SakudaAsociación Peruano Japonesa

Two years ago a photograph changed Kaori Flores Yonekura’s life, a Venezuelan filmmaker whose grandparents were Japanese. It was a photo of Mr. Takeuchi, who at the time of the photograph was president of the Nikkei Association of Venezuela.

Puente entre dos culturas

Enrique Higa SakudaAsociación Peruano Japonesa

Década de 1960. Atrás habían quedado los dolorosos tiempos de la guerra. La colonia japonesa había volteado la página y comenzaba a despegar. Sus negocios prosperaban y los hijos de los inmigrantes japoneses acaparaban los primeros puestos en los colegios o sobresalían en las ...

Un modo de ser nikkei

Enrique Higa Sakuda

1999: Copa América de fútbol. Perú va a jugar contra Japón y el empleado de la panadería donde acabo de comprar una empanada, a una cuadra de la oficina donde trabajo, me pregunta: ¿Y a quién le vas? ¿Al Perú o a Japón? Al ...

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