“Gambatte Be Strong” at Vanport Mosaic Festival – May 27th & 28th

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From Japantown to the Portland Livestock Exposition, from WWII concentration camps to the Vanport flood–the immigrant journey of the Japanese in Oregon is paved with stories of perseverance and courage.  Gambatte Be Strong is an original reading of the little known stories featuring the return of Japanese Americans to Oregon after their incarceration during WWII.

When: 2:00 PM, Saturday, May 27th and Sunday, May 28th

Where: Interstate Firehouse Culture Center (5340 N Interstate Ave)

More information and tickets here.

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The Portland Chapter of JETAA (The JET Program Alumni Association) was created to serve the bonds of friendship developed by the program participants. JETAA’s purpose is to achieve, through its activities, a broader and deeper understanding between Japan and the other countries participating in the program.