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Eisa 2019

On Friday, October 11, Metro Vancouver audiences will be treated to a feast of Okinawan drum-dancing featuring eisa, Ryukyu shishimai (lion dance) and wadaiko as Chijinshu Wakatiida and special guests Hidekatsu & Mion, take over the stage of the Michael J Fox Theatre in Burnaby.

For us, by us – ensoku 2019

ensoku 2019 brings young Japanese Canadians and Americans together in unprecedented Vancouver event photos by Kayla Isomura Over the May long weekend, 40 young-ish...

Changing of the guard at NNMCC

Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre selects new Executive Director The Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre was opened on September 22, 2000. Part of...

Global Soundscapes Festival

Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra presents Global Soundscapes Festival When the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra was formed in 2000 under founding artistic director Moshe Denburg its stated...

Steveston Nikkei Memorial

Sitting at the mouth of the Fraser River, the village of Steveston, although technically part of Richmond, BC, retains a unique small town flavour....

Ikue Mori Jim Black Duo

Ikue Mori Jim Black Duo TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival Ikue Mori is “one of the most singular musicians in modern music history” (Chicago...

Tomas Fujiwara’s Triple Double

Tomas Fujiwara’s Triple Double at  TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival Tomas Fujiwara is a Brooklyn-based drummer and composer who has been described as “a...

ensoku (field trip)

Kikiai Collaborative invites young folks of Japanese ancestry to a gathering in Vancouver this May with a focus on food, community dialogue and creative...