Are you in Honolulu right now? Make sure to check out PSF artists Mark Takeshi McGregor, Soramaru Takayama, and Yurie Hoyoyon's performances at Honolulu Festival March 9&10th. Visit our artistic director Leanne Dunic at the PSFS booth in the Hawaii Convention Center both days!
The Honolulu Festival is Hawaii’s premier cultural event promoting mutual understanding, economic cooperation and ethnic harmony between the people of Hawaii and the Pacific Rim region. Each year, the Festival attracts thousands of new and returning spectators who are looking for an experience unique to Hawaii. Through educational programs and activities sponsored by the Honolulu Festival Foundation, the Festival has been successful in showcasing the rich and vibrant blend of Asia, Pacific and Hawaiian cultures to the rest of the world. The three day extravaganza takes place every year in March from Friday through Sunday.
Presented in partnership with Revery Architecture and Abaton Projects, students are invited to design an interactive artwork for the 43rd Anniversary Powell Street Festival, scheduled for August 3 and 4, 2019. The winning submission is awarded mentorship from Revery Architecture and Abaton Projects, and a commission and production budget to build their design.
Calling emerging Japanese Canadian
musicians in British Columbia!
Powell Street Festival Society, in partnership with Vancouver Inter-cultural Orchestra, is offering a unique opportunity to an emerging BC-based Japanese Canadian musician to come to Vancouver to participate in this year’s Global Soundscape Festival: Chrysanthemums and Maple Leaves at Waterfront Theatre, June 5-9th, 2019.
Festival pass, transportation, and accommodation expenses will be covered by Powell Street Festival Society.
This opportunity is open to emerging musicians who identify as Japanese Canadian and reside in British Columbia. Artists may be singers, composers, song writers, and practice any genre of music.
Interested applicants are to send an expression of interest, artist statement, CV, and sample work (.mp3 or online link) to firstname.lastname@example.org before April 1, 2019.
The winning applicant will be notified by April 9, 2019.
This event takes place on the unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples, including the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ (Tsleil-Waututh) nations.
As organizers of this gathering, our mission is to create a space for individuals who identify as having Japanese ancestry to connect, socialize, and have fun. We welcome people of varying ages, backgrounds, identities, abilities, and locations.
EAT / SHARE / LEARN / MAKE:
🍣 EAT: participate in a gyoza-making workshop and enjoy some delicious meals together
💬 SHARE: meet new people and discuss issues that matter such as our complicated mixed-, multi-racial, and/or queer identities, family, culture, community, and more
🎏 LEARN: revisit history on a cultural tour of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
🎨 MAKE: create art with interdisciplinary artists from our community
The City is inviting proposals for temporary painted murals and digital printed artwork within Chinatown’s public realm or its immediate surroundings. This call seeks to celebrate artists with a relationship to Chinatown and who aim to represent its living heritage.
Artists will be commissioned by a three-five member panel of experts who have produced artwork in Chinatown, or have cultural knowledge of its heritage and engage with the community.
There are available civic sites listed in the guidelines; as well, we will accept artist-initiated sites on private and public property
Powell Street Festival Society is proud to present this resource in partnership with the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (Toronto) and the National Association of Japanese Canadians.
March 25, 2019
Ceremony to honour tea master Sen Rikyū, followed by Tea Gathering is the tea room.
Tōzenji Buddhist Temple
209 Jackson Street, Coquitlam, BC
2019 Membership Top-Up is available!
You now have the option to “top-up” to an Annual Membership for an additional $12. Annual Members receive a Membership Card valid until the last day of the calendar year, entitling you to discounts at:
10% off at Coconama Chocolate retail location, first ganache chocolate shop in North Vancouver at 264 E. 1 Street
10% off of Catfe food, drink and ‘meowchandise’. Catfe is part cafe, part foster home for cats, and a space to hang with kitties! #2035 – International Village Mall, 88 W. Pender Street
10% off at Tama Organic Life, a treasure trove of Japanese food products & organic vegetables as well as healthy home-made foods including daily bentos at #102 - 2828 E. Hastings Street
10% off BLIM classes and at retail shop. BLIM is an independent art and craft workshop space, resource, and small business at 115 E. Pender Street
$1 off large coconut puddings at Vegan Pudding, the one and only vegan custard pudding store at 422 Richards Street
10% off at Baker & Table Café, the only place you can get mochi melonpan, Japanese cakes, & yougashi, a Japanese peanut-free bakery at 6414 Fraser Street
10% off at the first overseas branch of Ramen Taka notsume, serving Asahikawa-style ramen from Hokkaido at 841 Bidwell Street