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2023 Oshogatsu Family Festival Event - Year of the Rabbit - JANM (Free Event All Day) New Years EventNEW

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2023 Oshogatsu Family Festival Event - Year of the Rabbit - JANM (Free Event All Day) New Years Event
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Date: Sunday, 8 January, 2023       Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Japanese American National Museum (janm.org), Los Angeles - Little Tokyo
100 N. Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
USA

Phone: (213) 625-0414
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Map of Japanese American National Museum (janm.org), Los Angeles - Little Tokyo, 100 N. Central Avenue

2023 Oshogatsu Family Festival! Join us as we welcome the Year of the Rabbit with cultural performances, crafts, and activities for families and kids of all ages!

Festival Event Schedule
- Traditional mochitsuki (Japanese rice pounding ritual) performance by Kodama Taiko
- Candy sculpture demonstrations by Shan Ichiyanagi (Shan the Candyman)
- Author led interactive storytimes
- Fun Oshogatsu and Year of the Rabbit-inspired crafts and origami
- Souvenir photos by cre8tive outlets
- Scavenger hunt for prizes

Event Date
January 8, 2023

Event Time
10 am - 5 pm

Costs
Free admission all day

JANM Location Information
Located on the corner of 1st Street and Alameda Street in Downtown Los Angeles

Contact Information
Kazz Morohashi - [email protected]

Nearby public parking lots
- City of Los Angeles, Lot 2 at 300 E. Temple St.
- Japanese Village Plaza at 335 E. 2nd St.

Public Transportation
Metro Local 30 and Metro L Line (Gold) Shuttle 854 stop at 1st and San Pedro streets within 0.2 miles of the museum.

LADOT Little Tokyo/Arts District Dash A stop at 1st St. and Central Ave. right across the street from the museum.

RSVP To Win
This event is free, but RSVPs are requested. Those who RSVP and show their ticket at the JANM membership table at the Oshogatsu Family Festival will be entered into a drawing for a special JANM gift bag! RSVP NOW

Special Perks For JANM Members
Be sure to check in when you arrive to get a member sticker so you can take advantage of all the special member benefits!  Be a member today!

About This New Years Festival Event
At the Los Angeles-based Japanese American National Museum (JANM), the Oshogatsu Family Festival Event is an annual celebration that gives families, friends, and visitors a chance to learn about and experience Japanese culture. At this event, guests will enjoy traditional activities, performances, and crafts related to Japan’s New Year holiday.

About the Japanese American National Museum (JANM)
The Janm Japanese America National Museum (JANM) is a museum dedicated to preserving the history and culture of Japanese Americans. Founded in 1985, JANM has become an essential institution for the preservation and interpretation of unique aspects of American history-the relocation, internment and resettlement of Japanese Americans during World War II, and beyond.

JANM’s mission is to promote understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience. To this end, JANM collects, preserves, and exhibits historical materials related to Japanese Americans both in the United States and abroad; organizes traveling exhibitions and public programs; publishes books, videos and other educational materials; produces documentary films; administers a website that features an extensive online collection of primary source documents related to the history of Japanese Americans; sponsors an annual National Conference on Japanese American History as well as a variety of special events throughout the year.

The museum has also developed several award-winning interactive websites for educators, students, families, organizations and individuals exploring significant aspects of Japanese American history. These include Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project, Executive Order 9066: Why We Were Forced from Our Homes and Lives, and Fred Korematsu Speaks Up.

JANM is located in the Little Tokyo neighborhood of Los Angeles. The museum is housed in the historic Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, which was built in 1925 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. JANM’s campus also includes the Midori Clark Kimura Heritage Garden, which was designed by renowned landscape architect Takeo Uesugi and was dedicated in 2002.

 

   

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