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Nikkei Matsuri Event Guide

RAIN OR SHINE!

Tickets

On sale August 1, 2022

*This is a free event for NNMCC members. You will be required to present your membership card upon entry. Not a member? Learn about all the benefits here.

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EARLY BIRD

Plan Your Route

Nikkei Centre is located at 6688 Southoaks Crescent, on the corner of Kingsway and Sperling in Burnaby.

Easily accessible by skytrain and walking, car, and bus.

Program Schedule

Performance schedule coming soon!

EXHIBITS
Karasawa Gallery, Main Floor
The Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre presents Washi 和紙, an exhibit about Japanese paper featuring Artists Naoko Matsubara and Alexa Hatanaka, plus a heritage corner drawn from our archives. Exhibit produced in cooperation with the Canadian Society for Asian Arts, with support from the BC Arts Council and Deux Mille Foundation.
Permanent Exhibit - 2F Hallways
TAIKEN: Japanese Canadians Since 1877
Engage in the fascinating history of Japanese Canadians

** Program Schedule is subject to change.

Saturday, September 4, 2021

  • Festival Hours

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  • OPENING CEREMONY 開会式

    -

    IN THE GARDEN | ガーデンで行われます。

  • VANCOUVER SHOMONKAI AIKIDO バンクーバー祥門会 合気道

    -

    Aikido Demonstration

    DOJO

  • SATSUKI-KAI Japanese Dance

    -

    Traditional Japanese dance

    IN THE GARDEN | ガーデンで行われます。

  • IAIDO - SEISHIN KAN 正心館

    -

    Iaido Demonstration

    STAGE

  • BUSHIDO - Japanese Music Duo

    -

    Taiko & Shakuhachi

    IN THE GARDEN | ガーデンで行われます。

  • BON ODORI WITH SATSUKI-KAI & BUSHIDO 盆踊り

    -

    Traditional Japanese dance

    IN THE GARDEN | ガーデンで行われます。

  • SHITO-RYUSEIKO-KAI KARATE CANADA 糸東流空手道正晃会

    -

    Karate Demonstration

    STAGE

  • SHORINJI KENPO 少林寺拳法バソクーパー支部

    -

    Shorinji Kenpo Demonstration

    STAGE

  • PICO MASAKI Music Duo

    -

    Koto & Keyboard

    IN THE GARDEN | ガーデンで行われます。

Sunday, September 5, 2021

  • Festival Hours

    -

  • SOUTHERN WAVE OKINAWAN MUSIC & DANCE SOCIETY サザンウェーブ沖縄の唄と踊り愛好会

    -

    Songs and dances of Okinawa

    IN THE GARDEN | ガーデンで行われます。

  • SOUTHERN WAVE OKINAWAN MUSIC & DANCE SOCIETY サザンウェーブ沖縄の唄と踊り愛好会

    -

    Songs and dances of Okinawa

    IN THE GARDEN | ガーデンで行われます。

  • SOUTHERN WAVE OKINAWAN MUSIC & DANCE SOCIETY サザンウェーブ沖縄の唄と踊り愛好会

    -

    Songs and dances of Okinawa

    IN THE GARDEN | ガーデンで行われます。

  • SHOOTINGSTAR IDOLS シューティングスターズ

    -

    Japanese pop dance group

    IN THE GARDEN | ガーデンで行われます。

  • ISHIKAWA FAMILY JUDO CLUB 石川ファミリー柔道クラブ

    -

    Judo Demonstration

    STAGE

  • CHIBI TAIKO

    -

    Japanese drumming

    IN THE GARDEN | ガーデンで行われます。

  • BON ODORI WITH SATSUKI-KAI & CHIBI-TAIKO  盆踊り

    -

    Traditional Japanese dance & taiko drumming

    IN THE GARDEN | ガーデンで行われます。

  • VANCOUVER OKINAWA TAIKO バンクーバー沖縄太鼓

    -

    Japanese drumming

    IN THE GARDEN | ガーデンで行われます。

Tickets

Weekend Passes on sale August 1, 2022.

*This is a free event for NNMCC members. You will be required to present your membership card upon entry. Not a member? Learn about all the benefits here.

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Getting to Matsuri

Nikkei Centre is located at the corner of Kingsway and Sperling in Burnaby. Easily accessible by skytrain and walking, car, and bus.

We encourage you to take advantage of public transportation and the Highland Park Line Trail for walking and cycling. 

Address: 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby BC, V5E4M7

公共交通のご利用をお勧めします

Parking

Limited paid event day parking will be available. More info coming soon.

食べ物 | ゲームゾーン

Food & Game Zone in Nikkei Garden

sponsored by

JEGGS

Vegetarian Okonomiyaki A tasty savory vegetable pan cake that's a...

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Japanese-Style Games

Bean Bag Toss

Throw Bean Bags into holes! Try underthrow or overthrow!

ビーンバッグ投げ

穴にねらってお手玉を投げよう!アンダースロー、オーバースローどっちがうまくいくかな?

Wanage (Ringtoss)

Toss rings at the stakes.

輪投げ

的棒に向けて輪を投げよう。上手く入るかな?

Super Ball Sukui

Use a spoon to catch super balls into your bowl.  You can take home the balls you scooped (max 5).

スーパーボールすくい

スプーンできれいなボールをすくいましょう。すくったボールは持って帰れるよ(最高5つまで)

Balloon Darts

Test your aim by popping balloons with darts!

風船ダーツ

風船に狙いを定め、ダーツを投げて風船を撃つ!

ビアガーデン

Beer & Sake Garden

sponsored by

Alcoholic beverages can be carried throughout the Nikkei Garden.
ガーデン内のどこでも飲酒が可能になりました。

BEER sponsored by

Studio Brewing

A Burnaby-based craft brewery.

Studio Brewing is a space that fosters creativity and experimentation. A place to explore the flavours and nuances associated with the craft of brewing – all while bringing the surrounding community together to share each other’s company.

Sake Association of BC

Japanese Sake and Beer. Participating distributors include:

CHOYA UMESHU
Choya is the biggest producer of Umeshu (plum wine) in the world.

フードトラックプラザは入場無料

Food Truck Plaza

sponsored by

Free access to a variety of food trucks and an activity booth by Telus.

Shop the Marketplace

MysGreen

Re-usable products such as waterproof pouches, masks and beeswax food...

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Pacwest

Yukata & Jinbei for adults and kids, geta sandals, tabi socks, hair accessories, coin purses etc.

Coconama

Handmade chocolate with surprising colours, flavours and textures..

Wren Creation

Handmade Japanese inspired jewelry

Sasaki Art

Japanese style clothes and colourful scarves. His one-of-a kind Art Card is sure to please too.

Mysgreen

Handmade eco-friendly products such as beeswax wrap, tea towels, eco-bags made from linen, cotton, and other eco-friendly material, as well as MysGreen’s most popular reusable waterproof pouches.

Cocoaro Craft Chocolate

Cocoaro Craft Chocolate is chocolate with good heart, beginning with better conditions for cacao farmers and ending with an exceptional tasting experience.

Kanadell Japanese Bakery

Fancy animal buns, and other Japanese sweets, breads, and pastry. All products are made with love.

Siamurai Apparel

A creative fusion of Japanese and Thai style hats, kimonos, jackets and pants.

Shinobu’s Japanese Fabric Creations

Specializing in Japanese-style handmade fabric objects such as coasters, pouches, placemats and accessories etc.

NNMCC Auxiliary

Handmade Manju and Anpan are back! The NNMCC Auxiliary will also have a Mini Market with new and used Japanese items on sale. Among the items include Kimono, obi, Japanese dolls, dishes, art, and paintings.