The 80th annual Nisei Week Grand Parade on Sunday included taiko drum performers, participants from local community groups and high schools, elected officials and representatives, and the newly crowned 2022 Nisei Week queen and court.

  • Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese...

    Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival celebration with a parade in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese...

    Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival celebration with a parade in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese...

    Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival celebration with a parade in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese...

    Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival celebration with a parade in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • The Nisei Week Foundation Marching Band performs during the 80th...

    The Nisei Week Foundation Marching Band performs during the 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival grand parade in Little Tokyo district in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • Jaime Sunny Hasama, queen for the 2021 Nisei Week Queen...

    Jaime Sunny Hasama, queen for the 2021 Nisei Week Queen & Court, waves to the crowd during the 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival grand parade in Little Tokyo district in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • Hanayagi Rokufukumi Kai performs during the 80th Annual Nisei Week...

    Hanayagi Rokufukumi Kai performs during the 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival grand parade in Little Tokyo district in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • A performer with Kyo No Kai during the 80th Annual...

    A performer with Kyo No Kai during the 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival grand parade in Little Tokyo district in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • The Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce Cherry Blossom Festival...

    The Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce Cherry Blossom Festival Queen, Shari Nishijima, waves from a float during the 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival grand parade in Little Tokyo district in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • City Alhambra Mayor, Jeffrey Koji Maloney, waves during the 80th...

    City Alhambra Mayor, Jeffrey Koji Maloney, waves during the 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival grand parade in Little Tokyo district in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese...

    Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival celebration with a parade in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • Kendra Alana Motoyasu, a member of the 2021 Nisei Week...

    Kendra Alana Motoyasu, a member of the 2021 Nisei Week Queen & Court, waves to the crowd during the 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival grand parade in Little Tokyo district in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • A performer with Kyo No Kai during the 80th Annual...

    A performer with Kyo No Kai during the 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival grand parade in Little Tokyo district in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese...

    Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival celebration with a parade in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • Grand Marshal for the 2022 Nisei Week parade, George Sugimoto,...

    Grand Marshal for the 2022 Nisei Week parade, George Sugimoto, waves to the crowd during the celebration in Little Tokyo district in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese...

    Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival celebration with a parade in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • Scouts from Koyasan Boy Scouts Troop 379 makes their way...

    Scouts from Koyasan Boy Scouts Troop 379 makes their way to starting point of the 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival grand parade in Little Tokyo district in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • Yoshi Nakamura, a Nisei Week pioneer, waves to the crowd...

    Yoshi Nakamura, a Nisei Week pioneer, waves to the crowd during the 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival grand parade in Little Tokyo district in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • Consul General, Akira Muto, left, participates in the 80th Annual...

    Consul General, Akira Muto, left, participates in the 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival grand parade in Little Tokyo district in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese...

    Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival celebration with a parade in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese...

    Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival celebration with a parade in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese...

    Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival celebration with a parade in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti, waves to the crowd during...

    Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti, waves to the crowd during the 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival grand parade in Little Tokyo district in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese...

    Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival celebration with a parade in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

  • Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese...

    Little Tokyo capped off its 80th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival celebration with a parade in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. The parade featured participants from local community groups, dance performances, elected officials and the Nisei Week queen and court. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)

Grand marshals included community leader and entrepreneur George K. Sugimoto and Olympic ice dancing bronze medalists Alex Shibutani and Maia Shibutani, and honorary grand marshal Kellyn Acosta, soccer player with the Los Angeles Football Club.

Nisei Week continues in Little Tokyo daily this week and culminates on Aug. 20-21 with a two-day “Plaza Festival” at the Japanese American Community and Cultural Center.

Saturday’s event, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., includes martial arts demonstrations, entertainment and a mini-food festival sponsored by Day-Lee Foods. The center will be open to view exhibits on both days.

During the festival on Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., there will be a “Taiko Gathering,” with Japanese drum groups from across Southern California. The weekend’s festival venue is 244 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles (jaccc.org/plan-your-visit)

Nisei Week’s closing ceremony and “Ondo Street Dance Party” takes place, 4-6:30 p.m. Aug. 21 on First Street between Central Avenue and San Pedro Street, Los Angeles.

Details on Nisei Week, NiseiWeek.org and www.facebook.com/niseiweek

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