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2023 Annual Venice Japanese Community Center Natsu Matsuri Summer Festival (Ondo Dancing, Japanese Food, Taiko, Games, Martial Arts..) VJCC (Sat Only)NEW

2023 Annual Venice Japanese Community Center Natsu Matsuri Summer Festival (Ondo Dancing, Japanese Food, Taiko, Games, Martial Arts..) VJCC (Sat Only)
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Date: Saturday, 24 June, 2023       Time: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venice Japanese Community Center (VJCC)
12448 Braddock Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 822-8885
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Map of Venice Japanese Community Center (VJCC), 12448 Braddock Drive

2023 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.

Admission is free.

Matsui Festival Event Date
June 24, 2023 - Saturday

Matsui Festival Time
Sat: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free Event
Everyone is welcome to participate in the Ondo dance.

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.

(Check Venice website for exact schedule)

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Ondo Dance Times
Saturday: 6:00 pm

Festival Event Location
Venice Japanese Community Center (VJCC), 12448 Braddock Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066 


See Ondo Dance Practices
Bon Dance Festival Ondo Practice Schedule
Practice Dates all from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Days: Thu & Sat
06/08/2023, 06/10/2023, 06/15/2023, 06/17/2023, 06/22/2023


Venice has 2 Japanese Festivals 

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

2) Annual Obon Festival (July) Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple


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Celebrate the Japanese Culture food, performances and dancing.
(Please always confirm date & times, the schedule could change)

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)



Saturday, 24 June, 2023

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