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Nima-kai Hinamatsuri Traditions

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March 3rd is celebrated annually in Japan and in Nikkei communities around the world as Hinamatsuri (Girl’s Day). Literally translated as “doll festival,” families with young daughters celebrate this event …

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Nima-kai Oshogatsu Traditions

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In conjunction with the Japanese American National Museum’s Oshogatsu Virtual Family Festival (January 3–8, 2021), Discover Nikkei compiled photos to share our global Nikkei community’s New Year traditions.

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The Oliver Clubs: Sports and Community in Japanese American Los Angeles

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In 1917, a teacher in the Little Tokyo area of Los Angeles named Nellie G. Oliver began sponsoring a social and athetlic club for local Japanese American youth. Over the …

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Celebración del Ohigan en el Perú

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Cada mes de marzo se celebra en el Japón el Ohigan, una festividad en la cual se honra la memoria de los antepasados. Al igual que otras tradiciones, ésta fue …

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