August 15-17, 2009
Central Ave at JANM & MOCA
This year’s 69th Annual Nisei Week Festival takes place August 15-23 in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo and is, for the first time, introducing the Tanabata Festival (or star festival) from Japan. To celebrate, wishes and prayers are written on paper that is streamed on bamboo.
pictures courtesy of Yoko Nishimura