Society News

Hapa Human Library

Are you curious about issues of identity? Do you like to hear new and intriguing stories? Come to the Nikkei National Museum and sit down with a Human Hapa Book for a one-on-one informal conversation to explore hapa identity.

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2014 Vancouver New Music Festival

Composers and sound artists all over the world are turning their ears to the music of the earth and its people to reconsider what artistic creation really means in a context that fosters sustainable ideas about creativity, culture, and tradition.

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Hapa Palooza Festival 2014

Canada’s Largest Celebration of Mixed Heritage & Hybrid Identity September 23-28, 2014 Various locations Now in its fourth year, Hapa-palooza Festival is Canada’s largest

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What are we? symposium honouring nikkei identity

Be a part of this dynamic meeting of creative minds to discuss how our past informs our present. World renowned artist Kip Fulbeck will get us started with a morning keynote. Respected elders will share a brief historical perspective. In the afternoon, Kip and a panel of nikkei arts & culture professionals who have joined us from Quebec, Ontario, California, and BC will present some of their thoughts and ideas for the future. There will be plenty of time for lively discussion and active participation.

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