Jodi Sam is an illustrator, writer, daydreamer who relocated to Tokyo from Vancouver in 2010.
A gallery from this year’s Remembrance Day ceremony at the Japanese Canadian War Memorial in Stanley Park.
On Tuesday November 11, the annual Remembrance Day Ceremony will be held at the Japanese Canadian Cenotaph in Stanley Park. The memorial begins at 10:40am. Following...
Frank Moritsugu is an oldtimer in the grandest sense of the word. Born in Port Alice, British Columbia, he was still in his teens...
Short clips and photos from The Vancouver Asahi press conference, red carpet and interviews after the world premiere on September 29, 2014 at The Centre.
by Lillian Nakamura Maguire, NAJC Director The Dr. Gordon Hirabayashi Human Rights Award was presented to Terry Watada of Toronto, at the recent AGM...
On Friday, October 10, Audience Awards were announced prior to the closing gala screening and The Vancouver Asahi (Dir. Yuya Ishii) received the Rogers...
Mysterious Monument Stonehenge is an icon of prehistoric Britain, an enigma that has seduced archaeologists and tourists for centuries. Why is it here? what...
The festival is excited to bring to our community this unique collaboration of singing and drumming between the all-women Japanese drum group Sawagi Taiko and the First Nations performance group Tzokam.
One of the things I appreciate about life in Canada is that we still have bookstores just about everywhere, from small neighborhood retailers to...
This past summer, even as protest tents were sprouting up across Vancouver’s Oppenheimer Park, post-production was wrapping up on a new fact-based film that features that same park in a starring role.
by Lorene OikawaPhotos by Greg Masuda The June 12th to 15th weekend was a journey to the past with the 29th Miners Memorial combined...
On October 16 at 7pm, the Michael J. Fox Theatre in Burnaby will play host to a special evening of Okinawan music, drumming and dance.
This innovative festival celebrates the music of Japan, and explores interactions between Japanese and Canadian cultures through educational events, workshops, chamber recitals and orchestral concerts in Vancouver, Victoria and Burnaby.
The film is the story of one woman’s sacrifice while rampant prejudice tears her Japanese Canadian family apart during the Second World War. Kiri’s once joyful piano music turns bitter when forced relocation and internment take away her husband, her home and her family’s simple fishing life along the BC coast.
The JCYLC was an excellent opportunity for young leaders (from teenagers to 39-year-olds) to connect, bond, and generate even more enthusiasm, which has been building between the young leaders who have been working together on the organizing committee . . .