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The largest aspect of the annual Nisei Week Festival in Los Angeles is the grand parade down the streets of Little Tokyo with traditional Japanese dancing, floats, marching bands, celebrities, and various community groups. The Japanese American National Museum always participates, with volunteer photographers documenting its participation. They also take photos of other parade entries like this one of nebuta haneto dancers at the 2016 Nisei Week Parade.

Photo by Daryl Kobayashi

JANM — Last modified Aug 27 2021 3:21 p.m.

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