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40th Annual Powell Street Festival

July 30, 2016- 11:30 am - July 31, 2016- 7:00 pm

#POWELLSTFEST

Canada’s largest celebration of Japanese Canadian arts & culture held in Vancouver’s historic Japanese Canadian neighbourhood. All events are free!

SATURDAY, JULY 30 & SUNDAY, JULY 31
11:30AM – 7:00PM DAILY
Oppenheimer Park (400 Block, Powell Street)
Firehall Arts Centre (280 East Cordova Street)
Vancouver Japanese Language School (475 Alexander St)
Vancouver Buddhist Temple (220 Jackson Avenue)

☆☆☆ FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS ☆☆☆

Live Music ☼ Japanese Food ☼ Sumo Wrestling ☼ Dance ☼ Film ☼ Martial Arts ☼ Craft Vendors ☼ Omikoshi ☼ Theatre ☼ Taiko Drumming ☼ Walking Tours ☼ Anime ☼ IIkebana Demos ☼ Children’s Activities

☆ Australian koto virtuoso MIYAMA MCQUEEN-TOKITA

☆ Tutchone-Japanese Tlinget-Scottish folk singer DIYET

☆ The premiere of CHORDOPHONE, the violalooping electronica brainchild of brothers Marcus and James Takizawa

☆ LYNNE KUTSUKAKE, author of “The Translation of Love”

☆ Screenings of the fims “FALL SEVEN TIMES, GET UP EIGHT” and “GOOD LUCK SOUP”

☆ MANY MORE!

WWW.POWELLSTREETFESTIVAL.COM
WWW.TWITTER.COM/POWELLSTFEST
WWW.INSTAGRAM.COM/POWELLSTFEST

Volunteer:
www.powellstreetfestival.com/get-involved/volunteer

Media Inquiries:
media [at] powellstreetfestival [dot] com

Details

Start:
July 30, 2016- 11:30 am
End:
July 31, 2016- 7:00 pm
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1617351605244760/

Venue

Oppenheimer Park
488 Powell Street, at Jackson Street
Vancouver, Canada

Organizer

Powell Street Festival
Website:
http://www.powellstreetfestival.com/