2024 Vancouver Basho: Amateur Sumo Exhibition

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2024 Vancouver Basho: Amateur Sumo Exhibition Designed by Kayla Isomura Sunday, June 9th, 2024 | 1:00 – 5:00 pm | Templeton Secondary School, 727 Templeton Drive, Vancouver Tickets: $15-30, sliding scale. $5 for children under 12 Available online until June 5 with limited availability at the door Buy Tickets Now Join us on Sunday, June … Read more

DOXA 2024

DOXA 2024

DOXA 2024 Between Pictures: The Lens of Tamio Wakayama | Sunday, May 5th at 4:15pm | The Cinematheque Powell Street Festival Society is proud to be a Community Partner of the DOXA Documentary Film Festival. DOXA will be screening three Japanese Canadian and Japanese films this month: Between Pictures: The Lens of Tamio Wakayama Black … Read more

Drumming Up Spirit: Tzo’kam and Sawagi Taiko in concert at the Annex

Drumming Up Spirit: Tzo'kam and Sawagi Taiko in concert at the Annex

Drumming Up Spirit Featuring Sawagi Taiko and Tzo’kam Sunday, May 12, 2024 | Doors: 1PM, Show: 2PM The Annex | 823 Seymour Street, Vancouver Sliding-scale tickets $20/ $25/ $30 ($15 for children 12 and under) Buy Now! Vancouver Independent Music Centre Society (VIM), in association with the Powell Street Festival Society, is excited to announce … Read more

Tanabata Star Show (August 4)

Tanabata Star Show Buy Tickets | チケット発売中 Dates: Friday, August 4, 7pm – 8pm Location: H.R. MacMillan Space Centre Event Fee: $19.75 | Tickets Available through Space Centre Website 日付:8月4日、金曜日、午後7時〜8時 場所: H.R. MacMillan Space Centre 参加料: 19.75ドル | Space CentreのWebサイトにてチケット発売中 Tanabata Star Show 七夕スターショー Tanabata Star Show Come learn about Tanabata and its associated constellations at … Read more

Paueru Mashup Dance: Weekly July Lessons

Paueru Mashup Dance Lessons 2023 Join us this summer for in-person Paueru Mashup Dance lessons at Oppenheimer Park. The Paueru Mashup is a community dance that is accessible for all ages and abilities across the country. No dance experience necessary. Free, weekly lessons every Tuesday in July (4th, 11th, 18th and 25th) from 3pm-4:30pm at Oppenheimer … Read more

Children’s Sumo Workshop

Children’s Sumo Workshop Register Here Join us for an afternoon of sumo training! This session’s aim is to build confidence and safety around this popular Japanese sport in preparation for the Festival. Children ages 2-14, regardless of size, gender, or experience are welcome to participate. Activities will include warm-up exercises, practice matches, and a mini … Read more

Sumo Beginner Workshop (June 4, 2023)

Sumo Beginner Workshop for Adults Register Here Come learn the basic rules and techniques of sumo wrestling and participate in an optional mini-tournament! Join us for this free, all-ages event. No sumo experience necessary. Date: Sunday, June 4, 2023 Time: 1:00-3:30pm (please arrive 10 minutes before the event begins) Location: Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall (487 Alexander St., … Read more

Illuminations: a celebration of seventeen-syllable poems and musings (June 18 live event)

June 18 – 9:00 PM (Doors 8:00) Café Deux Soleils Sliding-scale cover charge ($5-$10, no one turned away for lack of funds) Entry at the door only; no advance tickets Powell Street Festival Society, in association with DKAM, is excited to announce Illuminations: a celebration of seventeen-syllable poems and musings—9:00 PM (Doors 8:00) June 18, … Read more

Minori Harvest Event 2021

Minori (実り) Harvest at Oppenheimer Park An annual PSFS event to celebrate the harvest season and honour the history of Japanese Canadian farmers in BC On November 28, we held Minori (実り) Harvest at Oppenheimer Park, an annual event to celebrate the harvest season and honour the history of Japanese Canadian farmers in BC. Many … Read more

Tatsuya Nakatani – In Vancouver 2021

Tatsuya Nakatani Powell Street Festival Society presents master of resonance and sound, Tatsuya Nakatani November 10, 6:30pm – Solo show at Massey Arts Society November 13, 2:20pm – with Mark Haney at Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre Reserve Your Tickets Limited tickets by donation (suggested $10-$30). Attendees must wear masks and be able to show proof … Read more

Announcing: Powell Street Festival Telethon on August 1, 2020 from 2pm –7pm  

Banner of Powell Street Festival Telethon 2020

Celebrate Japanese Canadian culture while giving back to your community! Join us for a LIVE online telethon August 1, 2020 from 2pm – 7pm to watch live performances, highlights from previous festivals, appearances from festival vendors, and so much more. Tune in with your family and friends to experience the spirit of the festival right from your home! The Powell Street Festival Society (PSFS) produces the annual Japanese Canadian (JC) outdoor festival that takes place in the historic JC neighbourhood, Paueru Gai … Read more

Event: Japanese Douyou Concert

Looking for an activity for your Easter Weekend? Come to VJLS-JH to enjoy Japanese Douyou, or children’s songs by singer Mimako Soga! Children’s Song Family Concert Saturday, April 4 Door opens at 12:30pm, Concert starts at 1:00pm Vancouver Japanese Language School & Japanese Hall Tickets: $10/Adult $5/Children (5-12 years old) For more information and to … Read more