Nikkei Album

Nikkei Album is a multimedia community storytelling tool. Explore the albums created by our global community and then share and preserve your own personal, family, and community stories!

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Nima-kai Traditions: Matsuri

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Every year, Nikkei communities around the world gather together for fun cultural activities and food. These matsuri (festivals) often celebrate specific occasions such as Tanabata and Obon. Major cultural festivals …

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Nima-kai Kodomo no Hi Traditions

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May 5th is celebrated annually in Japan and in Nikkei communities around the world as Kodomo no Hi (Children’s Day). The day is celebrated by displaying koinobori—carp-shaped windsock with the …

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