Yes, Nikkei culture exists (Spanish)

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(Spanish) People identify us as a group; perhaps to some [of these people we are a] closed [group], but [one] that has very well placed values. A Nikkei culture -- precisely what I had told you in [my responses to] the previous questions -- a Nikkei identifies with very positive values. Therefore, Nikkei culture, a sum of all the folklore that we can bring, be it odori, eisa, shamisen – shamisen on the Japan side, sanshin on the Okinawa side, all this kind of mixed cultural expressions of Nikkei identity, and its values, make up what we call Nikkei culture. Definitely [Nikkei culture] exists, and it definitely not only exists but that each of us transmits it.

Date: September 14, 2007
Location: Lima, Peru
Interviewer: Harumi Nako
Contributed by: Asociación Peruano Japonesa (APJ)

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