BEGIN Tickets: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Tickets for the OAA’s 110th Anniversary Celebration Concert featuring BEGIN are now on sale! We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help with the ticket purchasing process. Please read these carefully before buying. How do you buy tickets? Can I choose where I want to sit? Are there discounts for children, studentsContinue reading “BEGIN Tickets: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)”

Okinawan Identity & Our Languages

September 9 (Saturday), 6PM Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute Nisei Veterans Memorial Hall $5 for OAA members, $10 for the public RSVP: 310-532-1929, A special event focusing on the native languages of Okinawa featuring guest speaker/musician from Hawaii, Brandon Akio Ing! Gachimayaa – original song written in Uchinaaguchi (with English subtitles) Let’s Sing Uchinaaguchi,Continue reading “Okinawan Identity & Our Languages”

OAA Okinawa Cultural Festival – Instagram Contest

**NEW** INSTAGRAM CONTEST – WIN $50 CASH! All our volunteers worked very hard to create the maasan (delicious) food at the bazaar. Show them some love and share your favorites on Instagram! Follow @oaamensore on Instagram During the festival on Sunday, September 25,2016, post a food selfie (a photo of yourself and a tasty Okinawan dish)Continue reading “OAA Okinawa Cultural Festival – Instagram Contest”

OAA Okinawa Cultural Festival – Activities and Shopping

ACTIVITIES AND SHOPPING Raffle – $300 grand prize! raffle-ticket-form (PDF) Children’s games, arts & crafts, puppet making Merchandise from Okinawa T-Shirts, Tote Bags, Mugs – original designs Fresh Plants and produce Rummage sale Bake Sale OAA Okinawa Cultural Festival Sunday, September 25th 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM Okinawa Association of America Center 16500 South WesternContinue reading “OAA Okinawa Cultural Festival – Activities and Shopping”

OAA Okinawa Cultural Festival – Entertainment

ENTERTAINMENT Listed alphabetically, not by performance time Darrel Neal & Yukiko Oshiro Karaoke El Marino Language School Eisa – traditional folk dance with drums Halau Hula Moani’a’ala Anuhea Hula OAA Geinobu Koto – Horizontal stringed instrument Afuso Ryu Kenkyuu Choichi Kai Los Angeles (Sanshin) Yuna & Tida (Sanshin) OAA Geinobu (Okinawan traditional dancing) Kanna IwasakiContinue reading “OAA Okinawa Cultural Festival – Entertainment”