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Due to COVID-19, Keiro has decided to transition all of our scheduled in-person events in 2020 to alternative formats. Read full statement here.
Keiro no Hi, or “respect for the aged day,” is a Japanese holiday that honors and celebrates older adults. This year Keiro will host the first ever virtual Keiro no Hi Festival.
Our virtual festival is free to participate in and includes interactive activities, performances, and a hosted bento lunch for pickup.
This year’s festival will include our “Quality of Life” Fine Arts Showcase for community members to participate in and share their art. For more information, please scroll below.
Update: Keiro is proud to announce its first virtual Keiro No Hi Festival on Saturday, September 12, 2020. This free event will not be in-person but will be delivered as an interactive virtual format. Keiro no Hi, or “respect for the aged day” honors the older adults in Our Community and will consist of live performances, hosted bento pick-up locations throughout Southern California, and interactive online workshops. Registration for this free family-friendly event will open on July 1st.
Saturday, September 12, 2020
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Hosted bento lunch and special birthday gift pickup1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Livestream for the virtual Keiro no Hi Festival
Registration is not required to participate in the virtual livestream, however we encourage participants to register themselves or their loved ones who are over the age of 60 to take advantage of some special benefits such as:
Registration is not required for the livestream viewing, and anyone may attend. Attendees 60 years and older must register in order to take advantage of a hosted bento lunch and special birthday gift which can be picked up at designated community locations.
Registration is now opened for Bento pickup and Special birthday celebration gift (for those celebrating 60, 77, 88, 99, 100, or 100+)
To sign up, please click which location you would like to sign up. Locations are subject to change.
Note: you must hit “PURCHASE” to finalize your reservation. If you do not, we will not be able to provide the bento or the gift. Please make sure that you fill all information (there will be about three pages that will ask you for your information before completing) to secure your spot.
Registrations will be reserved on a first come first serve basis.
San Gabriel Valley Pickup
Little Tokyo Pickup
Long Beach Pickup
Orange County Pickup
San Fernando Valley Pickup
South Bay Pickup
If you prefer to register by telephone please call 213.873.5708 or email at email@example.com. If you prefer to register by mail, please print out a form and mail to 420 East Third Street, Suite 1000 Los Angeles, CA 90013.
Click here for the form to print out to register.
Please visit our website on the day-of to view the virtual livestream!
Join us this year to make your own artwork, and have it virtually shared during the Keiro no Hi Festival livestream! We are inviting everyone in our Japanese American and Japanese community, age 60 and above, to create and participate by sharing their art. Submitted artwork will be displayed during the festival. The theme for this arts showcase will be “Quality of Life” and what that means to you. We ask you to submit a photo of your artwork to us.
Deadline for submission: Friday, August 28, 2020
For more information on how to submit, please click here.
Livestream sponsor: Doizaki Family
Bento sponsor: Kawaguchi- Kihara Memorial Foundation
Omedetou sponsor: Lynn Miyamoto & Kevin Kroeker
Keiro no Hi sponsors: Fukui Mortuary, Gene & Vickie Kanamori
There are various sponsorship opportunities for this event. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Keiro and Japanese American Cultural & Community Center hosted the second Keiro no Hi festival last year which welcomed over 1,100 participants.
Keiro no Hi Festival 2019Feature ArticleView photos from last year
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