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2024 Annual Venice Japanese Community Center Summer Natsu Matsuri Festival (Ondo Dancing, Japanese Food, Taiko, Games, Martial Arts..) VJCC (2 Days)
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Date: Saturday, 22 June, 2024       Time: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venice Japanese Community Center (VJCC)
12448 Braddock Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90066
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2024 VJCC Annual Summer Natsu Matsuri Festival.  Celebrate * Socialize * Dance.  Food, games, martial arts, taiko, ondo dancing, Japanese cultural exhibits, music and dance featuring Elemental Funk.

Matsui Festival Dates
June 22 - 23, 2024 - 2 Days

Matsui Festival Time
Sat: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free Event
Admission is free.

Everyone is welcome to participate in the Ondo dance.

Saturday Schedule, June 22, 2024
1:30 pm: Iaido
2:00 pm: Kendo
3:00 pm: Aikido
3:30 pm: Judo
4:00 pm: Taiko
4:30 pm: Miss Wester LA & VJCC Scholarship Awards
5:30 - 6:30 pm: Ondo Dance
7:00 pm: Entertainment by "Elemental Funk"

Sunday Schedule, June 23, 2024
1:00 pm: Iaido
1:30 pm: Hula
2:00 pm: Kendo
2:30 pm: Aikido
3:00 pm: Judo
3:30 pm: Karate
4:30 pm: Taiko
4:30 pm: Miss Wester LA & VJCC Scholarship Awards
5:30 - 6:30 pm: Ondo Dance
7:00 pm: Raffle

Matsui Festival Event Schedule 
The center’s basketball court, meantime, becomes filled with communal tables and chairs to dine, take a rest, visit with friends and watch the events that unfold throughout the day on the VJCC’s main stage, including demonstrations by the center’s various martial arts clubs (aikidō, iaidō, judō, karaté and kendō) and short programs by Venice Gakuen, hula dancing and line dancing, koto (Japanese zither), and shodō  Japanese calligraphy). Also performing will be the VJCC-based Koshin Taiko, and as twilight arrives and the day cools, Japanese American ondo dancing will begin.

Event Parking
Street

Ondo Dance Times
Saturday: 5:30 pm

See Ondo Dance Practices
Bon Dance Festival Ondo Practice Schedule
Practice Dates all from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Days: Thu & Sat


Venice has 2 Japanese Festivals 

1) Matsuri Summer Festival (June) Venice Japanese Community Center (VJCC)

2) Obon Festival (July) Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple

 

Venice Community Center Festival & Practices


Matsui Festival Event Location
Annual Venice Japanese Community Center Natsu Matsuri Summer Festival Event (2 Days)

Matsui Festival Event Title 
Annual Venice (VJCC) Japanese Community Center Natsu Matsuri Summer Festival Event - Live Taiko, Ondo Dancing, Performances, Teriyaki .. (2 Days)

 

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Saturday, 22 June, 2024



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