Vancouver Ikebana Association · バンクーバーいけばな協会

The VIA is an association of members —teachers and students —of five ikebana schools, which are active in the lower mainland. We have classes, have displays, demonstrations and workshops. The main principle of Ikebana is harmony, not only the harmony in dealing the floral materials into one good piece of arrangement but also harmony in … Read more

UBC Classical Bujutsu · UBC古武道柔術

We are an organization dedicated to the practice, preservation, and promotion of the classical martial arts of Japan. For more information on us, please reference www.shofukan.ca. UBC古流柔術クラブは日本の戦国時代または江戸時代に武士によって作られた格闘技の振古、研究をしている団体です。このクラブの指導者は皆、日本で古武道を習い免許を取得しました。 Where you can find them: Link

Vancouver Iaido Club · バンクーバー英信流居合道クラブ

Iaido is a traditional Samurai martial art using Japanese swords. The Vancouver Eishin-Ryu Iaido Club practices the classical form of iaido, known as Muso Jikiden Eishin-Ryu. This martial art dates back over 450 years and is unbroken in its transmission through the ages. They will demonstrate traditional forms of sword combat. 居合道は、約450年前に発祥し、時を経て現代まで変わらず伝わる剣技です。バンクーバー英信流居合道クラブは、無双直伝英信流という古来の居合道の流派に属します。パウエル祭では、伝統的な剣戦の型を披露します。 Where you can … Read more

Vancouver Okinawa Taiko · バンクーバー沖縄太鼓

Vancouver Okinawa Taiko has been performing at numerous cultural festivals, charity functions, and anniversary events in North America for over a decade. The group’s aim is to share Okinawan style drum-dancing and to promote Okinawan culture. Their membership is made up of several generations to reflect this grassroots folk art. バンクーバー沖縄太鼓は、過去10年以上にわたって、北米の様々なフェスティバルや、チャリティー・イベント、記念行事で演奏してきました。グループの目的は、沖縄の太鼓舞踊と沖縄文化を紹介することです。草の根の民族文化を反映し、世代をまたがったメンバーで構成されています。 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JVw1s5NUsQ&list=PLrZCXwSdzprD7x0pHLX9nSoi4PrMTY7wj&index=59 Where you can … Read more

Yoshinkan Aikido of British Columbia Association · 養神館合気道B.C. 協会

Aikido is a modern Japanese martial art based upon the principle of harmony through connection, balance, and timing. It is an extremely powerful form of self-defense that is also gentle and non-aggressive: carefully controlling an attacker using the attacker’s own energy. Strength is not emphasized because the use of physical strength is unnecessary. Shioda Aikido … Read more

Za Daikon · 座・だいこん

A Vancouver-based amateur Japanese theatrical group formed in 1994. They perform Japanese comedies, folktales, and staged readings at various community events. In Japanese with English subtitles. 座・だいこんは、1994年に結成されたバンクーバーのアマチュア劇団です。これまで様々なコミュニティーイベントで、狂言や民話、舞台朗読などを披露してきました。日本語、英語スクリーン字幕付。 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wdfUw1mFUg&list=PLrZCXwSdzprD7x0pHLX9nSoi4PrMTY7wj&index=61 Where you can find them: Link