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Las Vegas Okinawan Club

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North America(United States of America/State of Nevada)
Las Vegas Okinawan Club About
Established2010 (As of 2017)
Organization Overview・A non-profit organization established in 2010.
・An organization that gathers people who moved from Okinawa and are residing in Las Vegas. They are people that even though they are faraway from Okinawa, their love for their home town, its dance and music remains strong and work to promote its culture in the local community.
・Most of the members live in Las Vegas and other urban areas.
・There are Okinawans who have moved to this area to work or study here, but most of the Kenjinkai members are women who married US military personnel and moved to the US, being the number of female member very high. In the suburbs of Las Vegas City, is located the Nellis Air Force Base with more than 8,000 members stationed there. Many people living in the vicinity are air force related personnel.
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Related Org.None
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Las Vegas Okinawan Club Activity contents
URLhttps://lvokinawa.jimdo.com/
Description・As annual activities are the Chinese New Year's Party and BBQ picnic at nearby outdoor camping site in Summer. Besides those activities, members' birthday party is held once every 4 months.
・Ryukyu dance group and Sanshin group practices are held every Wednesday.
Own scholarship programNone
Exchange with other regionNone

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