Peruvian Nikkei Community Directory

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CULTURAL RESOURCES

Asociación Peruano Japonesa del Perú and
Centro Cultural Peruano Japonés
Gregorio Escobedo 803
Lima 11 - Perú
Tel: (511) 463- 06 06/ (511) 463 - 0676
Fax: (511) 463- 5767
E-mail: Postmast@apjp.org.pe
The Asociación Peruano Japonesa from Perú is the main Nikkei institution that is created in 1917 as Sociedad Central Japonesa del Perú. Its offices are located at the Centro Cultural Peruano Japonés in Lima, where are also located the Policlínico Peruano Japonés, the Teatro Peruano Japonés, the Museum, and several other Nikkei institutions' offices. (See also Educational Resources.)
The Centro Cultural Peruano Japonés is a non-profit cultural and educational institution that organizes and realizes cultural activities, especially those related to Japanese culture.

The Asociación Peruano Japonesa del Perú organizes an annual meeting with similar institutions and with its own branches from all the country, several of which are the following ones.

Asociación Peruano Japonesa de la Provincia de Huaral
Address: Julio C. Tello 300
Huaral - Perú
Tel: (511) (034) 75- 2582
Fax: (511) (034) 75- 1206
Represents all Nikkei from the province of Huaral, which is located at 70 km. from northern Lima city, and one of the main places of Nikkei concentration since the beginning of the century.

Asociación Peruano Japonesa de Huacho
Address:Av. Grau 247
Huacho - Perú
Tel: (511) (034) 32- 1091
Fax: (511) (034) 32- 6641

Círculo Nisei Huacho
Address: Av. Grau 247
Huacho - Perú

Supe San Nicolás Soogo Fujookay
Address: Jr. Trujillo 201
Puerto Supe - Perú
Tel: (511) (034) 4061
Fax: (511) (034) 36- 4109

Asociación Peruano Japonesa de Barranca
Address: Plaza de Armas 111
Barranca - Perú
Tel: (511) (034) 35- 2546
Fax: (511) (034) 35- 2077

Asociación Peruano Japonesa del Santa
Address: Elías Aguirre 252, 2do. Piso
Chimbote - Perú
Tel: (511) (044)32- 5663

Asociación Peruano Japonesa de La Libertad
Address: Gamarra 866, 2do. piso
Trujullo - Perú
Tel: (511) (044) 24-3563

Asociación Peruano Japonesa de Cañete
Address: Av. 28 de Julio 122
San Vicente de Cañete
Cañete - Perú
Tel: (511) (034) 81-2536
Fax: (511) (034) 81- 2604

Asociación Peruano Japonesa de Huancayo
Address: Av. Real 632
Huancayo - Apartado postal 010
Tel: (511) (064) 22-2398
Fax: (511) (064) 23-1255

Asociación Japonesa de Pisco
Address:Calle prgreso 131, Plaza de Armas
Pisco - Perú
Tel: (511) (034) 53-2670/ (511) (034) 53-3040
Fax: (511) (034) 53-4055

Asociación Cultural Peruano Japonesa del Ucayali
Address: Jr. Tarapacá 1040
Pucallpa - Perú
Tel: (511) (064) 57-1921
Fax: (511) (064) 75-1111

Asociación Peruano Japonesa de Piura
Address: Libertad 391
Piura - Perú
Tel: (511) (074) 32-1568
Fax: (511) (074) 32-7507

Asociación Peruano Japonesa del Cusco
Address: Av. Industrial 550, Huancaró
Cusco - Perú
Tel: (511) (084) 23-3131
Fax: (511) (084) 22-5752

Asociación Peruano Japonesa de Madre de Dios
Address: Jr. Gonzáles prada 1236
Puerto Maldonado - Perú
Tel: (511) (084) 57-1309
Fax: (511) (084) 57-1882

Asociación Peruano Japonesa de Iquitos
Address: Calvo de Araujo 1111
Iquitos - Perú

Asociación Peruano Japonesa de San Martín
Address: Martínez de Compagnon 313- 315
Tarapoto - Perú

Asociación Peruano Japonesa del Callao
Address: Chancay 280, Santa Marina
Callao - Perú
Tel: (511) 465- 5895/ (511) 429- 6861

Asociación Femenina Peruano Japonesa
Address: Gregorio Escobedo 803
Lima 11 - Perú
Tel: (511) 463- 4790

Fundación Cultural Nikkei del Perú
Address: Gregorio Escobedo 803
Lima 11 - Perú
Telefax: (511) 463- 1245
This institution has as its main objective the administration and maintenance of the Museo Conmemorativo de la Inmigración Japonesa en el Perú (see Historical Resources).

Asociación de Ex Alumnos de la Ex Escuela Japonesa de Lima (Lima Nikko)
Address: Gregorio Escobedo 803
Lima 11 - Perú
Tel: (511) 261-4922/ (511) 462-5280
Lima Nikko is the main Japanese school in Perú since 1920 until World War II. It was confiscated to the Japanese Peruvian community during the war. Its building belongs to a public school at present. The association is composed by Nikkei who studied at Lima Nikko School.

Asociación Estadio La Unión
Address: Jr. Paracas 565
Lima 21 - Perú
Tel: (511) 462-0698/ (511) 461-0585
Its main objective is to promote the practice of sports, and has a big campus for different kinds of sports. Its campus also serves for massive Nikkei community activities, like the annual undokay.

Asociación Okinawense del Perú
Address: Fundo Mayorazgo s/n, Ate Vitarte
Lima - Perú
Tel: (511) 476- 7337/ (511) 475-2134
It is also one of the main Nikkei institutions and it is dedicated to Okinawan descendants, which is calculated as one half of the whole Nikkei population in Peru. It has a big campus for sports and other kind of activities, especially those related to Okinawan culture, like dance and music playing.

Centro Nikkei de Estudios Superiores
Address: Mariátegui 255
Lima 11 - Perú
Tel: (511) 471-6701
Reunites students and young professionals, and organizes academic and cultural activities, including the annual "Temporada Académico - Cultural".

Club Pacífico
Address: Los Nogales 1101
Lima 11 - Perú
Tel: (511) 463- 3043

Asociación Femenina Okinawense del Perú
Address: Bausate y Meza 498
Lima 13 - Perú
Tel: (511) 432-6288

Asociación Urasenke del Perú
Address: Paul Harris 452
Lima 27 - Perú
Tel: (511) 264- 4843
Its members practice and spread the art of tea ceremony.

Asociación Panamericana Nikkei - Peruvian branch
Address: Av. República de Panamá 3555
Lima 27 - Perú
Tel: (511) 442- 3060

Asociación Peruana de ex Becarios Prefecturales
Address: Horacio Urteaga 1865
Lima 11- Perú
Tel: (511) 463- 2746/ (511) 441- 0600
Association of Nikkei professionals that have studied in Japan, through scholarships given by Japanese prefectures organizations. Organizes activities for diffusion of Japanese culture and other academic issues.

Asociación de Profesores de Idioma Japonés
Address: Calle Crivelli 118
Lima 41 - Perú
This association represents Japanese language teachers, mainly from the Centro Cultural Peruano Japonés. It organizes courses and other kinds of activities for Japanese language training for its members.

Asociación Peruana de I-Go Shogi
Address: Domingo Casanova 126
Lima 14 - Perú
Tel: (511) 422- 4558/ (511) 446- 3440
This association organizes contests, exhibitions and meetings with the purpose of diffusing the practice of this ancient Japanese entertainment.

Peru Kagoshima Kenjinkai
Address: Martín Alonso de Mesa
Lima 12 - Perú
Tel: (511) 349- 5659/ (511) 348- 4560

Kanagawa Kenjinkai
Address: Gral. Varela 260
Lima 18 - Perú
Tel: (511) 445- 8502/ (511) 445- 8737

Perú Kumamoto Kenjinkai
Address: Diego de Almagro 471
Lima 11 - Perú
Tel: (511) 463- 4790

Perú Miyagi Kenjinkai
Address: Jr. Paruro 1107, Dpto. 403
Lima 1 - Perú
Tel: (511) 428 - 9111

Perú Oita Kenjinkai
Address: Av. Iquitos 546 - 404
Lima 13 - Perú
Tel: (511) 424- 1938/ (511) 947- 0585

Perú Saga Kenjinkai
Address: Av. República de Panamá1427
Lima 13 - Perú
Tel: (511) 470- 1831
Fax: (511) 470- 8660

Perú Shiga Kenjinkai
Address. Jr. Cusco 829
Lima 1 - Perú
Tel: (511) 426- 1164/ (511) 426- 1323

Perú Tokio Toyukai
Address. Calle Gaudí 1360
Lima 41 - Perú
Tel: (511) 476- 3611

Perú Shizuoka Kenjinkai
Address: Gral. Garzón 1364- 301
Lima 11 - Perú
Tel: (511) 425- 0558

Perú Tochigi Kenjinkai
Address: Los Tulipanes 161
Lima 27 - Perú
Tel: (511) 440- 2341/ (511) 428- 7339

Toyama Kenjinkai
Address: Av. Dos de mayo 505
Lima 27 - Perú
Tel: (511) 422- 0516

Club Yamagata
Address: Av. La Paz 324
Lima 18 - Perú
Tel: (511) 444- 3566/ (511) 441- 0418

Asociación Yamaguchi Kenjin del Perú
Address: Prol. Av. Del Aire 540
Lima 13 - Perú
Tel: (511) 471- 5602

Perú Yamanshi Shimbokukai
Address: Jr. Huiracocha 1645
Lima 11 - Perú
Tel: (511) 463- 5936

Perú Wakayama Kenjinkai
Address: Chinchón 875, of. 204
Lima 27 - Perú
Tel: (511) 422- 4363/ (511) 442- 8159

Perú Fukushima Kenjinkai
Address: Francisco Hals 128
Lima 41 - Perú
Tel: (511) 475- 2669/ (511) 348- 0049

Club Okayama
Address: Martín Alonso de Mesa 211
Lima 21 - Perú
Tel: (511) 462- 8230

Perú Ehime Kenjinkai
Address: Marcelino Varela 170
Lima 13 - Perú
Tel: (511) 472- 8012

Fukuoka Club
Address: Av. Las Artes 842
Lima 41 - Perú
Tel: (511) 476- 5375
Fax: (511) 437- 9993

Perú Gifu Kenjinkai
Address: Av. Juan Pascual Pringles 1182
Lima 12 - Perú
Tel: (511) 348- 6131/ (511) 348- 4052

Perú Hiroshima Kenjinkai
Address: Jr. Manuel Castañeda 287
Lima 1 - Perú
Tel: 471- 7224

Kagawa Kenjinkai
Address: Paseo de la República 3630
Lima 27 - Perú
Tel: (511) 440- 0180

Teatro Peruano Japonés
One of the Centro Cultural Peruano Japonés sections and is also one of the most important theaters in Lima city. National and international spectacles take place in this site.
Addresss: Gregorio Escobedo 803
Lima 11 - Perú
Tel: (511) 463- 0606
Fax: (511) 463- 5767
E- mail: Teatro@apjp.org.pe


EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Centro Cultural Peruano Japonés
Address: Gregorio Escobedo 803
Lima 11 - Perú
Tel: (511) 463- 0606/ (511) 463- 0676
Fax. (511) 463-
E-mail: Postmast@APJP.org.pe

Through its Courses sections offers instruction in Japanese language, ikebana, origami, cooking, judo, karate, kendo, aikido, handmade artifacts etc.
Its Cultural section organizes academic and general cultural activities; the most important one is the annual "Japan Culture Week".

Jinnai Center
Address: Gregorio Escobedo 803
Lima 11 - Perú
Tel: (511) 460- 2054
A Centro Cultural Peruano Japonés section for education and entertainment of aged Nikkei people. Organizes several programs, like fine arts courses.

Asociación Cultural Ichigokai
Address: Daniel Carrión 680
Lima 17 - Perú
Tel: (511) 461- 9394
Instruction in Japanese language.

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Centro de Idiomas
Address: Camaná 956
Lima 1 - Perú
Telefax: (511) 431- 0052
Instruction in Japanese language.

Seiranjuku
Address: Jr. Las Esmeraldas 533
Lima 13 - Perú
Tel: (511) 472- 2646
Instruction in Japanese language.

Colegio La Victoria
Address: Saenz Peña 141
Lima 13- Perú
Telefax. (511) 424- 8375
Primary and high school, basic Japanese language instruction.

Colegio La Unión
Address: Av. La Mar s/n
Lima 21 - Perú
Tel: (511) 261- 0533
Primary and high school, basic Japanese language instruction.

Colegio José Gállvez
Address: Arequipa Norte 577
Callao - Perú
Primary and high school, basic Japanese language instruction.

Colegio Hideyo Noguchi
Address: Jr. Libertad 192, Urb. San Felipe
Lima 7 - Perú
Tel: (511) 537- 39926
Fax: (511) 537- 3965
Primary and high school, basic Japanese language instruction.

Colegio Inka Gakuen
Address: Jr. Julio C. Tello 300
Huaral - Perú
Tel: (511) (034) 751370
Fax: (511) (034) 751613
Primary and high school, basic Japanese language instruction.

Colegio Santa Beatriz (Jishuryo)
Address: Belisario Flores 339
Lima 14 - Perú
Tel: (511) 471- 2659
Fax: (511) 471- 1309
Pre-school, basic Japanese language instruction.


HISTORICAL RESOURCES

Museo Conmemorativo de la Iinmigración Japonesa en el Perú
Address: Gregorio Escobedo 803
Lima 11 - Perú
Tel: (511) 463- 1245
Fax: (511) 463- 1245
E- mail: MUSINJAP@APJP.org.pe
Was built during the 80th Anniversary of the Japanese Immigration in Peru, and was open to the public in 1981. Houses permanent exhibits on Japanese immigration to Peru, Japan-Peru relations in Japanese and Spanish languages, and through temporary exhibits shows different aspects of Nikkei community current life. Collection includes artifacts, photographs, and other kind of documents and the archives of 1966 and 1989 Nikkei population survey census.
Promotes and produces research about Japanese immigration and themes related, and also organizes activities with the purpose of education.

Templo Jionji
Address: Cañete city (see Asociación Peruano Japonesa de Cañete)
Jionji is an ancient and the only one buddhist temple in Perú. Houses a big number of "ihai" (Names written in "kanji" on one piece of wood belonging to deceased Nikkei people). Buddhist ceremonies take place here.