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Date: Wednesday, 1 January, 2020       Time: 10:50 am - 4:00 pm
Weller Court (Downtown LA, Little Tokyo)
123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone: (213) 617-3696

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.

** This is the Final Update for this event!  
** No new updates!


**Volunteers Wanted, Please Help: Fill out Form

Also See: Best of Little Tokyo Things To Do & Attractions

Japanese New Years Date (See Below for Time Schedule) 
January 1, 2020 - New Years Day

Japanese New Years Time
10:50 am - 4:00 pm

Map of Locations, Parking - Little Tokyo Location & Parking Information
Free Parking & Shuttle Service Provided by Metro.

Two Different Stages Downtown Los Angeles Locations
1) Weller Court Schedule

10:50 am - 11:30 am: Opening Ceremonies - Weller Court (Stage Performance: Japanese Taiko Drumming, Japanese Traditional Dance, Kendo, Food booths, Mochi Making, Beer Booth, etc.)

2) Japanese Village Schedule
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Japanese Village Plaza Program (Stage performance (Japanese Taiko Drumming, Japanese Traditional Dance, Kendo, Mochi Making, etc.)

New Years Performances
Taiko Drums
Martial Arts performance
Sake Breaking ceremony
Lion Dances
Folk Music and Dance
Japanese Calligraphy
Mochi pounding
Booths: Kite making & Origami teaching
Japanese Food booths

Two Locations in Little Tokyo
1) Weller Court Shopping Center
2) Japanese Village Plaza

Schedule for 2 Locations in Little Tokyo

1) Weller Court - Second Street & San Pedro Street


(This is the 2019 schedule, waiting for 2020 schedule)

Food and Beverage: Amazake, Beer, Popcorn, Mochitsuki, Yakisoba, Taiyaki, Okonomiyaki, Yakiimo, Takoyaki, Oshiruko, Karaage.. 

10:50 am: Kick-off Taiko Drums, Los Angeles Taiko Center
11:00 am: Opening Ceremony with Greetings, and Sake Barrel Breaking, LAPD Helicopter Flyover
11:15 am: Taiko Drum Performance, Los Angeles Taiko Center
11:25 am: Lion Dance “Shishimai”, Los Angeles Taiko Center
11:35 am: Mochi-maki #1,   Nisei Week Queen & Court
11:40 pm: Calligraphy Demonstration, Beikoku Shodo Kenkyu-kai
12:00 pm: Aikido, Sanbukan
12:25 pm: Minyo & Odori, Japanese folk music and dance / Matsutoyo-kai
01:10 pm: Shorinji Kempo,Shorinji Kempo, South Bay Branch
01:30 pm: Kimono Fashion Show, LA Kimono Club
01:50 pm: Kendo Dojo, LA Kendo Dojo
02:15 pm: Kimono Fashion Show
02:30 pm: Mochi-maki #2, JCCSC Officers/Directors
02:45 pm: Kendama Performance
03:00 pm: Awa Odori Dance, Awa Tokushima Ren
03:20 pm: Closing  MC

2) Japanese Village Plaza - Between First & Second Street near Central Avenue

(This is the 2019 schedule, waiting for 2020 schedule)

12:30 pm: Kick-off Taiko Drums, Los Angeles Taiko Center
12:40 pm: Opening Ceremony with Greetings
12:55 pm: Mochi-maki #1, Nisei Week Queen & Court
01:00 pm: Taiko Drum & Lion Dance “Shishimai”, Los Angeles Taiko Center
01:30 pm: Kendama
01:50 pm: Minyo & Odori, Japanese folk music and dance
02:30 pm: Aikido
03:30 pm: Awa Odori Dance
04:00 pm: Closing, MC

*All programs listed in this brochure may be subject to change without notice. 

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Wednesday, 1 January, 2020

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Japanese New Year's Oshogatsu Festival

Phone: (213) 626-3070

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