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Angels to host Japan Day presented by Japan Airlines

The Angels will host Japan Day Presented by Japan Airlines at Angel Stadium from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 29, prior to their game against the Oakland Athletics.
September 14, 2018

The Angels will host Japan Day Presented by Japan Airlines at Angel Stadium from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 29, prior to their game against the Oakland Athletics. Pre-game cultural celebrations will take place in the parking lot of Angel Stadium (see attached map), and include a taiko

The Angels will host Japan Day Presented by Japan Airlines at Angel Stadium from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 29, prior to their game against the Oakland Athletics. Pre-game cultural celebrations will take place in the parking lot of Angel Stadium (see attached map), and include a taiko drum performance, Japanese cultural dances, food, giveaways, and a special guest appearance by Angels RHP/DH Shohei Ohtani. Event highlights include: 
•   Scheduled appearance by Shohei Ohtani for a special onstage interview (Player appearances are subject to change and based on availability)
•   Promotional giveaways by Angels Radio AM830
•   Angels Sponsor booths and giveaways
•   Cultural activities, including: taiko drumming, traditional dances, origami, ikebana (Japanese flower arrangements), tea ceremony, and a kimono fashion show
•   2018 Nisei Week Queen Alice Amano will emcee the event
•   Complimentary food sampling
•   Discounted Angels and game used merchandise
•   Angels sales representatives on hand to discuss ticketing options for the 2019 season
  
This is a complimentary event and fans are encouraged to attend the game vs. Oakland that evening for a pre-game on-field Ninja performance, and additional Fan Appreciation giveaways. During the game, one randomly selected Lucky Fan will be selected to win a pair of economy class roundtrip tickets on Japan Airlines, from Los Angeles (LAX) to Japan.