• Banner of Powell Street Festival Telethon 2020

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

    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 located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside Side (DTES). The… More ›

  • Mingei: Japan’s Enduring Folk Arts

      Location: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre Runs June 20 – October 11, 2015 Mingei Public Programs are free and open to the public Mingei refers to “hand-crafted art of ordinary people.” It celebrates the beauty and quiet humility in everyday, ordinary and utilitarian objects created by often unknown craftsmen. This exhibit includes over 100 works from throughout Japan:… More ›

  • Powell Street Walking Tours

    Location: In front of the Vancouver Buddhist Temple, 220 Jackson Avenue @ Powell Street, Vancouver Dates: June 13, 2015 and July 11, 2015, at 10am Fee: NNMCC members $8 + tax | non-members $10 + tax. Space is limited. Please reserve your spot in advance. On this historical tour of Powell Street we will take you back in time to the… More ›