Co-presented by Keiro and Japanese American Cultural & Community Center

2021 Keiro no Hi Festival
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Online Video Premiere

Keiro and Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC) are proud to present their fourth annual Keiro no Hi Festival, virtually, on Saturday, September 18, 2021. Keiro no Hi, or Respect for the Aged Day, is a Japanese holiday that honors and celebrates older adults.

This FREE event will not be in-person but will be delivered as an interactive virtual event you can enjoy from the comfort of your home. Keiro no Hi honors the older adults in Our Community and will consist of:

  • Online video premiere with performances, workshops, and special guest speakers
  • Keiro no Hi Fine Arts Showcase
  • Complimentary gift packages with registration (to be mailed) OR complimentary bento and gift bag pick up with registration (pick up locations to be announced)

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Registration is now open! Spots are limited.

Please click one of the 6 buttons to begin registration. You must finish the full registration process (providing your name etc.) and receive a confirmation email in order to secure your spot. Simply clicking these link will not guarantee you a spot.

Sign up for complimentary bento and gift bag pickup (for those who are 60 and above)

The following sites have already filled up:
– Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute

Sign up for gift package mailing (for those who are 60 and above)

This sign up is for those who would like a gift package mailed instead (no bento pickup). Note: You cannot register for both mailed package and a bento + gift bag pickup. Please choose one.

Note: All of these bento sites are subject to change.
For questions, please contact

Registration closes Friday, August 27 (or while supplies last).

Fine Arts Showcase – Celebration

At this year’s Keiro no Hi Festival, we will once again host a Keiro no Hi Fine Arts Showcase! We invite everyone in Our Community, age 60 and above, to create and express their talent through different forms of art. Submitted artwork will be displayed during the festival virtually.

The theme for this year’s Arts Showcase will be:

Oiwai – Celebration

Whether it is describing what you like to celebrate, who you celebrate with, or an art piece showing the spirit of celebration, express your creativity and imagination!

Please view the flyer below with more information on how to submit your art and submission criteria:

All submissions are due by Friday, August 13, 2021.

Visit to learn more.

For any questions, email

Event Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor 
Aratani Foundation 

Fine Arts Showcase Sponsor
The Doizaki Family
Kawaguchi-Kihara Memorial Foundation

Omedetou Sponsors
Gene & Vickie Kanamori
Jack Kurihara & Carol Inge
Lynn Miyamoto & Kevin Kroeker

Keiro no Hi Sponsor
Kimiko Fujita & Kihei Otani
Nikkei Senior Gardens

Sponsors are listed as of July 22, 2021

Past Keiro no Hi Festivals

The Keiro no Hi Festival is FREE to the community and is made possible by Keiro and JACCC, along with support from The Aratani Foundation, our community partners, donors, and volunteers.

For more information, please contact Keiro at (213) 873-5792 or email