Monday, August 12, 2013

Nisei Week Grand Parade 2013 Photos

The 73th Annual Nisei Week Grand Parade was some fanfare for downtown's Little Tokyo as fans of Japanese culture came out to watch a progression of dancers, police, firefighters and even Mayor Garcetti go through Little Tokyo.

Little girl with Sato masks handed out for free at the Grand Parade
Two odd occurrences of note, almost everyone got a Takuma Sato mask. Sato is a IndyCar racer who will be in the championships in October. Secondly, the pirate marching band for Nisei Week. The marching band of Nisei Week were pirates, confusing everyone culturally as what was happening.

Mayor Garcetti

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