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28th Annual Children’s Day Celebration (Kodomo no Hi) at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center

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Its all about kids when you bring your family to the JACCC for a fun and culturally rich celebration of the traditional Japanese holiday Kodomono Hi (Childrens Day).

Sign up your child today for a chance to participate in a Little Tokyo favorite, the Chibi-K: Kids Fun Run! The celebration continues on the plaza with the Asian Pacific Arts and Crafts Faire, including cultural performances, food vendors, games and crafts for kids, and hands-on Cultural Discovery Workshops.

Come experience Childrens Day at the JACCC!

For more information and to register for Chibi-K or the workshops, contact Janet Hiroshima at (213) 628-2725 ext. 128


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