Temecula, TVUSD and Temecula Valley Museum unveil new Student Art Mural in Sam Hicks Monument Park

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A mural by GOHS student Ly Bucci and UCI student Amanda Le is on display at Sam Hicks Monument Park in Temecula celebrating Japan’s Children’s Day and Asian Pacific Heritage Month. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo 
The City of Temecula, Community Services Department, Temecula Valley Unified School District and the Temecula Valley Museum announced a new Student Art Mural in Sam Hicks Monument Park, 28300 Mercedes Street. This temporary public art piece celebrates Japan’s Children’s Day, in honor of Temecula’s Sister City Daisen-Nakayama, Japan and in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The mural celebrating Japan’s Children’s Day May 5, was conceived by City of Temecula staff to honor the more than 30- year Sister City relationship with the City of Daisen, Japan. Painted by Great Oak High School student Ly Bucci, and UC Irvine student Amanda Le, the artists wanted to incorporate their memories of celebrating Japan’s Children’s Day in Old Town Temecula
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