Culture and Education


Japan-related events organized by the Consulate General of Japan and by other organizations are listed on this page. For further information about events organized by other organizations, please contact the organizers directly.
Current and Upcoming Events

Date Event Venue Host Organization Notes
August 31, Sept. 1 (Sat., Sun) 11:00am-7:00pm Nikkei Matsuri Nikkei Centre Nikkei Matsuri Organizing Committee  
August 13-18 (Tues. - Sun.) UBC Collegiate Baseball Classic Nat Bailey Stadium and Tourmaline West Stadium (UBC)
UBC Baseball Team  
August 8 (Thur.) Oriza Hirata Special Lecture Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts Simon Fraser University and the Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver Free admission
August 6, 7 (Tue., Wed.) CAJLE Annual Conference 2019 University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada Canadian Association for Japanese Language Education (CAJLE)
August 3, 4 (Sat., Sun.) Powell Street Festival Oppenheimer Park, Powell St. area Powell Street Festival Association  
July 20, 21 (Sat., Sun.) Surrey Fusion Festival Holland Park, Surrey (13428 Old Yale Rd., Surrey) Surrey Fusion Festival  
July 1 (Mon.) Canada Day Parade Portable Shrine Carrying  Granville Island Granville Island, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)  
June 30 (Sun.) Japan-Canada 90th Anniversary Vancouver Hamaori Event Sunset Beach Vancouver Mikoshi Sakurakai Society  
June 15, 16 (Sat., Sun.)
Sixth General Meeting and Lecture Mosaic (5575 Boundary Rd, Vancouver) JAMSNET CANADA  
April 13, 14 (Sat., Sun.) Sakura Days Japan Fair VanDusen Botanical Garden Japan Fair Association Vancouver  
April 4 (Thurs.) 12 noon-1:30pm Cherry Jam Downtown Burrard Skytrain Station Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Free admission
March 16 (Sat.) 2:00pm Film Show: His Master's Voice Pacific Cinemateque Theatre Japan Foundation Free admission
March 16 (Sat.)12 noon Film Show: Golden Orchestra! Pacific Cinemateque Theatre Japan Foundation Free admission
March 2 (Sat.) 10:00am 31st Annual BC Japanese Speech Contest University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) BC Japanese Speech Contest Organizing Committee Free admission
February 24 (Sun.) 2:45pm Cinema Kabuki: Kagotsurube - The Haunted Sword Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas Japan Foundation High Definition on the Big Screen
February 24 (Sun.) 12:30pm Cinema Kabuki: Dojoji - A Lover's Duet Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas Japan Foundation High Definition on the Big Screen
February 20 (Wed.) 6:30pm Film Show: Close Knit Beringia Centre, White Horse Japan Foundation, Japanese Canadian Association of Yukon Free admission
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