Thanks to everyone who came out to the first-ever Nikkei Matsuri: the Heart of Nikkei on August 30 & 31, 2013! It was wonderful to see so many people enjoying themselves at our inaugural event. Thanks to the huge army of volunteers who made this event one that people are still talking about. We will […]
The 3rd Annual Nikkei Place Community Awards & Fundraising Dinner will be held on September 21st, 2013 at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre in Burnaby, BC.
On Saturday, September 22, 2012, over 300 friends and supporters filled the hall of Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre for the second annual Nikkei Place Community Awards & Fundraising Dinner. The banquet was held to honour eight amazing individuals and groups for their hard work in building a strong and vibrant Community at Nikkei […]
Thank you to everyone who attended the inaugural Nikkei Place Community Awards and supported the many deserving recipients. We look forward to next year’s awards ceremony.
“I think everybody should know every culture…If we know the culture of each people we would have a better understanding of their nationalities.” Joyce Oikawa, Community Awards recipient On September 24, 2011, an inaugural awards dinner was held at the Nikkei Centre to acknowledge Japanese Canadians who were instrumental in building a strong and vibrant […]
Tournament organizer, Ken Yada, and his group of volunteers have raised over $55,000 over the last five years. This year we hope to raise an additional $15,000.
Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitani is a fiercely independent, 90-year-old Japanese American artist who lost his family and friends to the United States internment camps during World War II and Hiroshima’s atomic bombing. He survived the trauma and homelessness by creating art every day.