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2019 Public Ondo (Japanese Festival Folk Dancing) at the 'Sawtelle Japantown' Birthday Bash - Ryujin Taiko & Fujima Seiyumi KaiNewly Listed

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Date: Saturday, 23 February, 2019       Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Nora Sterry Elementary School
1730 Corinth Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Phone: (310) 473-2172
Website: Click to Visit

The Little Tokyo Dance Club was asked to spread the word to those who wish for another chance to dance the opportunity to participate in a public Ondo at the Sawtelle Japantown Birthday Bash.  Ondo is Japanese festival folk dancing that is as much fun to watch as it is to actually join in and dance.  No dance experience necessary, the dance steps are repetitive (by the end of the dance everyone is a pro.)  The celebration starts at 10 am and ends at 2 pm.  Entertainment during the event will include Ryujin Taiko (Japanese Drumming) and a performance by Classical Japanese dance group Fujima Seiyumi Kai.  It’s a “cake and ice cream” Birthday Bash so please come in the spirit of culture and community.  All welcome, please share with family and Friends.

Event: 2019 Sawtelle Japantown Celebration Birthday Bash Public Ondo

Date and Time
Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10 am - 2 pm

Nora Sterry Elementary School, 1730 Corinth (between Nebraska & Iowa on Sawtelle)

Ryujin Taiko, Fujima Seiyumi Kai, Little Tokyo Dance Club and Ryujin Taiko and ondo dancing. Refreshments provided by Nijiya Market, Marukai Market, Neveria El Oasis, Lenny’s Deli and Fugetsudo. Support by CD 11.

   See "Sawtelle Japantown Guide Tips" - Things to Do


2019 Sawtelle Japantown Celebration Begins February 16 - March 3 

Event: WLA Holiness Church FLASH CLEAN

Date and Time
Saturday, February 16, 2019, 9 am - 10 am
*Check-in begins at 8:30 am.

Meet in front of Nijiya Market, 2130 Sawtelle Blvd. (at Olympic Blvd.)

Join us and kick start Sawtelle Japantown Celebration 2019 to mark the 4th anniversary of Sawtelle Japantown. Wear shoes and dress comfortably. Tools and supplies provided. Refreshments served. Community service credit for students. Support by CD 11 and Office of Community Beautification.


Sawtelle Japantown Celebration 2019 

WLA United Methodist Church JAPANESE FILM NIGHT
What: “What’s for Dinner, Mom?” (Mama, Gohan Mada?)

Date and Time
Friday, February 22, 2019, 7:30 pm

1913 Purdue Avenue (between Missouri Avenue & La Grange Avenue)

Based on actress Tae Hitoto’s memoir, two daughters return home to discover a box filled with old recipes and letters written by their mother who died 20 years ago. The 2016 film was directed by Mitsuhito Shiraha and was an official selection for Culinary Zinema at the 2016 San Sebastian International Film Festival. Running time is 117 minutes. Free admission and refreshments. Parking is limited.


2019 Sawtelle Japantown Celebration 2019 Promotions Begins February 16 - March 3, 2019

February 16 - March 3, 2019

Special Anniversary Promotions offered by local merchants. Show the flyer and ask for the “Sawtelle Japantown Celebration Special” at participating merchants that display the SJC 2019 flyer.

Supported by Nijiya Market, Nora Sterry Elementary School Booster Club, Council District 11, LA City Office of Community Beautiification, WLA Holiness Church, WLA United Methodist Church, Marukai Market, Venice Japanese Community Center,Koshin Taiko, Fujima Seiyumi Kai, Little Tokyo Dance Club, Ryujin Taiko, Fugetsudo, Lenny’s Deli and Neveria El Oasis.


Email: WLASawtelle@gmail.com.
Facebook: https://tinyurl.com/SawtelleJapantownCelebration

Use of these school premises has been granted pursuant to the provisions of Sections 17400, et seq., of the Education Code of the State of California to Nora Sterry Booster Club from the Board of Education of the Los Angeles Unified School District. The Board of Education does not sponsor or take responsibility, nor does it necessarily endorse any of the activities, statements, or opinions which may be expressed at this meeting or activity.

Saturday, 23 February, 2019


Rose Kato

Website: Click to Visit


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