Save the Date!
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
September 1-3, 2023
11am - 7pm
Nikkei Matsuri Tickets on Sale Now!
SATURDAY & SUNDAY •
SEPTEMBER 2 & 3, 2023
11Am - 7pm
Join the Volunteer Team!
To become a volunteer at Nikkei Matsuri, please register as an NNMCC volunteer online by signing up or logging in to Better Impact. Check back frequently for new positions to be announced. New volunteer opportunities for the Zenyasai pre-festival celebration on September 1 will be available soon.
Contact [email protected] for questions.
Summertime House Music + Hi-Tech Soul Vibes + Dancing With DJs
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 • 9月1日 5:00PM- 10:00PM
Zenyasai is a pre-festival Nikkei Matsuri celebration.
Enjoy an evening of music, art, and relaxation among the chochin lanterns and Yagura tower.
Samurai artists KAMUI comes to Nikkei Matsuri
We are thrilled to welcome Samurai Artists, KAMUI, as our special guests from Japan, who will grace the stage at the upcoming Nikkei Matsuri.
This captivating performance is sponsored by the Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver, showcasing the richness of Japanese culture.
KAMUI is renowned for merging the elegance of form, acting, and martial arts, captivating audiences worldwide. Their remarkable journey has taken them to prestigious venues like the Kennedy Center in the U.S., and Pergola Theater in Florence.
Nikkei Matsuri 2023 Talent Search
Watch a showcase of amazing local talent at the Nikkei Matsuri 2023 Talent Search!
Performers have the chance to share their talent with the world, gain valuable feedback from our panel of industry professionals, and the chance to win a cash prize!
Are you looking to showcase your talent? Participate in our talent search competition for a chance to win $500! Whether it’s singing, dancing, comedy, or any other talent, we welcome all forms of creativity.
Lantern “Chochin” Wall
Leigh Ann Shoji-Lee
Linda & Fred Yada
Louise Akuzawa & Ron Kruschen
Kaori (Mick) & Mariko Namiki
Dean L. Dalke
Alan & Wakako Morris
Moments from 2022
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