We’re here at the 2013 Tanabata Festival. Come say “hi” and have some yakisoba! (^_^)v
On August 8, 1945, Hajime and Tsukasa Mukai were at Ooko Elementary School, about two miles away from the hypocenter of the explosion. These brothers survived that experience, and are now in their seventies living in Los Angeles.
As part of Hiroken’s Japan Culture and Heritage Program, Hajime and Tsukasa have offered to share their stories of the moments before and after the bomb, and their hardships growing in in Hiroshima. Please come and join us for this event.
Date: Sunday, June 10, 2012
Time: 2 pm to 3:30 pm
Where: Hiroshima Building, 712 E. First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
RSVP: Email firstname.lastname@example.org by June 10
Language: Hajime and Tsukasa will speak in their native Japanese Hiroshima dialect. English translation will be provided.
Saturday, May 19 from 11 am to 2:30 pm
At Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo
Discover Nikkei staff at the Japanese American National Museum will lead a tour of the Museum’s “Common Ground” exhibition which provides an overview of Japanese American history.
After lunch, participants will take part in a fun game that teaches about the
Japanese American experience in an interactive way, including information
about the Hiroshima Kenjinkai.
Start time: 11 am
Lunch Break 12 – 1 pm
Afternoon games: 1 – 2:30 pm
RSVP by Thursday, May 17. Email Hiroken at email@example.com