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Date: Sunday, 1 January, 2023       Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    No Additional Dates.                   
JACCC Plaza
244 S. San Pedro Street
Little Tokyo
Los Angeles, CA 90012
USA

2023 Information coming in November.

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Kick off the Japanese New Year's Oshogatsu Festival in downtown Little Tokyo, Los Angeles.
 The Annual Japanese New Year's Oshogatsu Festival held at downtown Weller Court Shopping Center and Japanese Village Plaza. Japanese art and entertainment will be center stage. The Japanese New Years or "Oshogatsu" is one of the most important celebration for the Japanese.

Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California is hosting Oshogatsu (New Year) Event at Little Tokyo, Los Angeles.

NOTE:  the schedule is subject to change without notice due to unforeseen circumstances.

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2 DAYS: New Years Eve (Friday-Dec 31) and New Years Day (Saturday-Jan 1st)

1) Friday: 12/31/2021: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2) Saturday: 01/01/2022: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm 

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2 Different Locations in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles 

1) JACCC, Little Tokyo
2) Japanese Village Schedule, Little Tokyo

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FRIDAY 2 AREAS: JACCC Plaza & Aratani Theatre
1) JACCC Plaza, 244 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
2) Aratani Theatre, 244 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles, CA 90012

Friday December 31, 2021: JACCC Plaza: 12:00 am - 7:00 pm

12:00 pm Greg Hignight (DJ: Tune in Tokyo)
02:00 pm Stephanie Yanez (Singer)
02:30 pm Cosplay Contest
03:00 pm Khaku Uta Gassen
05:00 pm Performances
* Madoka (Singer)
* Garrett Mendez (Stand Up Comedy)
* MiruDaru (Singer)
* Asayoru Maid Cafe (Singer) EXPO
* GIRII (DJ)

Friday December 31, 2021: Aratani Theatre (Next to JACCC)

12:00 pm Weathering with You (English Subtitles)
03:30 pm Demon Slayer-Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train (English Subtitles)

Price: $13.50 (in advance) / $15.00 (at door) $35.00 (VIP)
Details: WWW.JPEXPOUSA.COM Presented By: Japan Expo Foundation

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SATURDAY 2 LOCATIONS: JACCC Plaza & Japanese Village Plaza
1) JACCC Plaza 244 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
2) Japanese Village Plaza, 335 E. 2ND St., Los Angeles, CA 90012

Saturday January 1 JACCC Plaza: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

10:45 am Kick-off Taiko Drums
11:00 am Opening Ceremony with Greetings and Sake Barrel Breaking
11:20 am Taiko Drum Performance
11:35 am Lion Dance "Shishimai"
11:50 am Mochi-maki
12:00 pm Calligraphy Demonstration
12:30 pm Aikido
01:00 pm Minyo & Odori
02:00 pm Osaka Kawachiondo Bon Dancing
02:30 pm Mochi-making
02:40 pm Kimono Fashion Show
03:10 pm Awa Odori Dance
03:30 pm Closing

Saturday January 1: Japanese Village Plaza: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

12:30 pm Kick-off Taiko Drums
12:45 pm Opening Ceremony with Greetings
01:00 pm Mochi-making
01:15 pm Taiko Drum Performance & Lion Dance "Shishimai"
02:00 pm Minyo & Odori
02:50 pm Aikido
03:30 pm Osaka Kawachiondo Bon Dancing
04:00 pm Closing

Food Booth: Ramen, Karaage, Yakitori, Curry, Yakisoba, Sweets, Tea etc
Sake Booth: Beer, Sake, Shochu, etc
All programs listed in this brochure may be subject to change without notice.

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