Lani Kume Nishiyama crowned Nisei Week Queen in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo

LOS ANGELES — The Nisei Week Foundation announced that Lani Kume Nishiyama became the 70th Nisei Week Queen on Aug. 14, at the Nisei Week Coronation held at the Aratani/Japan America Theatre in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo. The 2009 Nisei Week Queen, Dana Fujiko Heatherton, passed on her reign to Nishiyama. The 2010 Nisei Week Court […]

Candidates Announced for Northern California Cherry Blossom Queen Program

Five young Japanese American women were introduced March 13 as candidates for the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival’s Queen Program. The event, a highlight of the 43rd annual Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, will be held on Saturday, April 10, at 6 p.m., (5 p.m. doors) at the Sundance Kabuki Cinema in San Francisco’s Japantown. […]

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