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March 11 2012 marks the anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan and took many lives. The Consulate-General of Japan in Los Angeles and the Japan Business Association of Southern California held a public appreciation event at The Grove Saturday, "Japan. Endless Discovery." to express their gratitude for the support they received after the devastation. The event included a kimono fashion show, Taiko performance, Koto performance and a traditional tea ceremony. Simone Legno, co-founder and creative director of tokidoki signed drawings for fans and Tune in Tokyo provided music for the Japanese Street Fashion Show presented by Bubble Punch. All photographs by Shannon Cottrell.
Published on March 11, 2012