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2014

 

July

 

Images of Internment Exhibition: Oil Paintings by Dr. Henry Shimizu - Series 4 - Lifestyle in the Camp

Date: July 21 ~ September 5

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00~12:00 & 13:00 ~16:30 only

Venue: Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver (1177 West Hastings Street, Vancouver)

Organizer: Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver

 

 

August

 

 

Traditional Japanese Rhythm on Three Strings – Tsugaru Shamisen Concert
Date: August 29
Time: 7pm (doors open at 6pm)
Venue: Orpheum Annex (823 Seymour Street, Vancouver)
Organizer: The Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver
Details:(799KB)


The Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver is proud to present the ‘Traditional Japanese Rhythm on Three Strings – Tsugaru Shamisen Concert, as part of the 125th anniversary of the Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver, on August 29th at 7pm at the Orpheum Annex.


The concert features the prominent Tsugaru Shamisen artist Hiroshi Yamaguchi with guest guitar artist Yujiro Nakajima. 


Hiroshi Yamaguchi began his musical studies at the age of 4 with his father Koji Yamaguchi.  He first studied Tsugaru Shamisen under the tutelage of Katsuhiro Chiba and began placing and winning national competitions at a young age.  In 2001 he completed his graduate degree from the Department of Traditional Japanese Music at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music.  He has performed for high profile audiences such as playing Tate Shamisen for the Imperial Prince, Mikasanomiya Takahito.  Hiroshi has done extensive international tours including Austria, Canada, China, Croatia, Germany, Korea, Spain, Thailand, Vietnam, the U.K. and the U.S.


The concert is open to the public and is free of charge.  Seats are limited.  Reservation to event@vc.mofa.go.jp is required. 

 

2014 Baseball, BBQ, and Fireworks Extravaganza at Nat Bailey Stadium
Date: Saturday, August 30th (BBQ starts @ 6:00 pm, first pitch @ 7:05 pm)
Venue: Scotiabank Field (Nat Bailey Stadium)
Organizer: The JET Programme Alumni Association of British Columbia and the Yukon (JETAABC)
Details and tickets: http://www.jetaabc.ca/2014-baseball/

The JET Programme Alumni Association of British Columbia and the Yukon (JETAABC), in collaboration with the Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver, is proud to announce its 2014 Baseball, BBQ, and Fireworks Extravaganza in celebration of the Consulate’s 125th anniversary in British Columbia.

 

Nikkei Matsuri

Date: August 30 & 31

Venue: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

Organizer: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

Details: http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/

 

 

September

 

Lecture of Phd. Kume of Waseda University

Date: September 4

Venue: Listel Hotel Vancouver

Organizer: Kiyukai (Vancouver Japanese Business Association)

Details:http://events.kiyukai.org/

 

Images of Internment Exhibition: Oil Paintings by Dr. Henry Shimizu - Series 5 - Boys and Sports

Date: September 8 ~ October 24

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00~12:00 & 13:00 ~16:30 only

Venue: Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver (1177 West Hastings Street, Vancouver)

Organizer: Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver

 

Cosmos Seminar - History of Japanese Canadians

Date: September 10

Venue: Nikkei Place

Organizer: Cosmos Seminar

Details: http://www.cosmos-seminar.com/

 

Japanese Film Night

Date: September 12 & 18 at 7PM

Venues:

September 12 at UBC Okanagan University Theatre, ADM026, 1138 Alumni Ave, Okanagan Campus.

September 18 at Landmark Cinemas 8 Avalon Nanaimo (Woodgrove Shopping Centre, 6631 North Island Highway, Nanaimo, B.C)

Organizer: Japan Foundation & The Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver

Details: TBA

 

Raiden Taiko 10

Date: September 14

Venue: Alumni Theatre, Clock Tower, Thompson Rivers University

Organizer: Kamloops Japanese Canadian Association

Details: http://kjca.ca/

 

Origami & All Things Paper

Date: September 20 - 26

Venue: Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre

Organzier: Kamloops Japanese Canadian Association

Details: http://kjca.ca/

 

Caravan mate training course

Date: September 21

Venue: Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver (900-1177 West Hastings Street, Vancouver)

Organizer: Nikka Health Care Society

Details: www.nikkahealth.org

 

Voice & Piano Duo concert

Date: September 28

Hours: 14:00~16:00

Venue: VSO School of Music, Pyatt Hall

Organizer: Kuniko Naito

 

 

 

October

 

Autumn at Oakridge Fall Show

Date: October 3 ~ 5

Venue: Oakridge Auditorium, Oakridge Mall, Vancouver

Organizer: Vancouver Ikebana Association

 

The 13th Annual Premium Sake Tasting Night

Date: October 4

Venue: Coast Coal Harbour Hotel (1180 West Hastings Street, Vancouver)

Organizer: Tonarigumi

Details: http://tonarigumi.ca/

 

Chimugukuru, Benefit Concert for Japan's Tsunami Relief

Date: October 16

Venue: Michael J. Fox Theatre (7373 Macpherson Ave, Burnaby)

Organizer: Vancouver Okinawa Taiko & Chijinsyu Wakatiida

 

PARALLEL PATHS: Japanese Diplomacy and Nikkei Heritage - Forum 5 - Redress Movement – 1990s

Date: October 24

Venue: Nikkei Place, 6688 Southoaks Cres., Burnaby

Organizer: Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver together with the Planning Committee members

Details: (484KB)

 

Images of Internment Exhibition: Oil Paintings by Dr. Henry Shimizu - Series 6 - Girls, and Farewell

Date: October 27 ~ December 19

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00~12:00 & 13:00 ~16:30 only

Venue: Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver (1177 West Hastings Street, Vancouver)

Organizer: Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver

 

 

November

 

Hayashi Kikumaru III Rakugo Performance

Date: November 1

Venue: Nikkei Place, 6688 Southoaks Cres., Burnaby

Organizer: The executive committee of the Hayashi Kikumaru III Rakugo

 

PARALLEL PATHS: Japanese Diplomacy and Nikkei Heritage - Forum 6 - Recent Years: 1990s – Present

Date: November 28

Venue: Nikkei Place, 6688 Southoaks Cres., Burnaby

Organizer: Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver together with the Planning Committee members

Details: (484KB)

 

 

 

 

2015

 

March

 

Vancouver Symphony Celebrates Japan

Date: March 1, 7:30PM ~ 10:00PM

Venue: Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver

Organizer: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Details: http://www.vancouversymphony.ca/

 

   
 
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