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Here is a link to my video for this past Nikkei Matsuri festival in San Jose’s Japantown.


Looking for a way to help Japantown’s non-profit senior center?  Yu-Ai Kai is hosting a sake tasting benefit while guest enjoy a historic walk through Japantown.  The event will have various types of sake at each of the restaurants and businesses as well as the addition of the Akiyama premium sake tasting, which Read the rest of this entry »

The Nikkei Matsuri was this past Sunday in San Jose’s Japantown as well as Yu-Ai Kai’s Nihonmachi Run.  For more information about the festival and where it was located click this link

The Festival started in 1976 with America’s Bicentennial celebration when San Jose encouraged many ethnic communities to share their culture through festivals.  The Japanese American community here decided to share their culture through food and art which developed into a successful festival and is celebrating it’s 34th year.

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Not only do Japanese People have perseverance and compassion but so do the animals.  In the video below this dog would not leave his injured friend after the Japan disaster.

Here is a flyer below for a vigil this Thursday in Japantown from 6-6:30 p.m. in front of the Buddhist Church located on 5th street.

San Jose Japantown Vigil2-1

The Japanese American Museum is one of the most interesting places to visit. After being closed for the past two years due to renovations, it is beautiful!

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