Nisei Week is an annual festival that celebrates Japanese and Japanese-American culture in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo neighborhood. This year, Nisei Week will happen between August 19-27th. Highlights include the Grand Parade, on August 21s; the World Gyoza Eating Championship (in which competitors attempt to break the existing record - 384 Gyoza eaten in 10 minutes); exhibits of bonsai, calligraphy and Ikebana; Ondo street dancing; and martial arts demonstrations.
August 19-27, 2017
Organized by the Japanese American Community & Cultural Center (JACCC)
244 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 and other locations (check website for details)