Fiesta Matsuri This Sunday at JACCC


Plaza de la Raza Mariachi performs at last year’s Fiesta Matsuri. (J.K. YAMAMOTO/Rafu Shimpo)


The annual Fiesta Matsuri, a multiethnic celebration of children, will be held on Sunday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, 244 S. San Pedro St. in Little Tokyo.

The event immerses families in the vibrant traditions of Día de los Niños and Kodomo no Hi through art, dance, and song. Enjoy a free day of workshops and performances for the whole family. Sandino González-Flores will serve as emcee.

JACCC Plaza Performances

11:15 a.m. — Nishi Child Development Center

11:40 AM – Ukuleles for Little Tokyo Youth Group

12:10 PM – Grupo Danza Azteca Ajolote

12:40 p.m. — Plaza de la Raza Mariachi Ensemble