Shin-Sen-Gumi Hosts Japanese Culture + Food Festival

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September 3, 2022 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
Cultural Arts Center - Torrance

Join us in celebrating Shin-Sen-Gumi’s 30th anniversary!

Get a taste of Japanese culture with various Japanese foods, live music, entertainment, a ramen eating contest, anime cosplay contest, fun activities, and more!

Don’t miss this incredible, family-friendly Japanese cultural experience from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. September 3 at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center.

This year is extremely special as Shin-Sen-Gumi celebrates three decades of providing traditional Japanese cuisine throughout Southern California. Guests will be able to join in the fun for just $1 – with all admission proceeds going to the City of Torrance’s educational efforts. Once inside, food from more than 50 of the best Japanese vendors will be available – including a ramen eating contest with a $1,000 grand prize – along with live entertainment including Japanese favorites likes Kirishima Kumen Taiko Preservation Society” Mayumi Hashimoto, Kazuma Tei, Yoshitaka Nogata (Chairman of Yamato Taiko Preservation Society, Honorary Chairman of Saga Prefecture Taiko Union, Chairman of All Kyushu Taiko Union), and lastly, Samurai Drums Monsters NOBUSHI on the main stage throughout the day.

The ultimate goal of Shin-Sen-Gumi’s 30th anniversary festival is to promote a positive cultural exchange, calling for world peace, harmony and prosperity. And of course to celebrate wonderful Japanese food and culture.

Shin-Sen-Gumi’s Japanese festival takes place at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center at 3330 Civic Center Drive in Torrance, Calif. Admission is $1. Food & drinks are available for purchase. For more information, visit and follow along with all things Shin-Sen-Gumi on Instagram

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