Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall (VJLS-JH)

Festival Site Location: Jackson Ave. (south of Powell St.)

Yakitori, okonomiyaki, kakigōri, rainbow kakigōri, deluxe matcha kakigōri, yakionigiri, combo (yakionigiri, yakitori, okonomiyaki)


Located in Historic Powell Street (Paueru Gai) in the heart of the Downtown Eastside, the Japanese Hall is a National Historic Site is one of the only properties still standing that was returned to Japanese Canadians after the WWII Internment and Dispossession. Today, they continue to educate Japanese language and culture, run a childcare centre, and have transitioned into developing Japanese Canadian heritage and community programming and events. They have been participating as a Community Food Booth for a number of years.