Nichibei Foundation Japan Study Club Dinner & Lecture on the Wakamatsu Tea & Silk Colony

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Jan 201019

Terasaki Foundation Laboratory Building
11570 Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, California, 90064
United States

Nibei Foundation
Japan Study Club Dinner/Lecture series:
"The true story of the last samurai who were the first to colonize America"
Mr. Brian T. Maeda, Film Director of "Samurai of Gold Hill"

Brian Tadashi Maeda, film director, will be speaking about his current film project: "Samurai of Gold Hill"
It is the fascinating sage of the "Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Colony," first Japanese colony to establish itself in California. 
The last samurai group of Aizu-Wakamatsu during the Bakumatsu (the End of Tokugawa Shogunate) period, escaped from Japan with a lead of a German to settling in Gold Hill, California.
The year was 1869, the second year of the Meiji when they finally arrived at California. 
Reception and dinner at 6:30 pm
Followed by presentation at 7:30 pm
Admission including dinner: $10 per person
Make RSVP by January 16 (Saturday) by register online, email, or call (310) 479-6101 ext 134


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