Tribute Dinner of Distinction

Celebrating Inspiring People and their distinct achievements in the Nikkei community and beyond

Save the Date! Sunday, March 11th, 2018

Nikkei Place Foundation is proud to recognize writer Joy Kogawa with the Thomas Shoyama Lifetime Achievement Award at our annual fundraising gala on Sunday, March 11th, 2018. In addition to honouring Joy, we would like to acknowledge our host Chef Hidekazu Tojo as he celebrates the 30th anniversary of his restaurant Tojo’s. We will also be presenting the Foundation’s 2017-18 Nikkei Youth Bursary Award to an outstanding post-secondary student in our community.


Help support the future of Nikkei

Proceeds raised for this evening will support Nikkei Place Foundation and our initiatives to strengthen, connect and invest in the Nikkei community and beyond.  If you are interested in sponsorship or donating an auction item to our event, please feel free to contact us at or 604.777.2122.


Event Details

When: Sunday, March 11th, 2018
Where: Tojo’s Restaurant, 1133 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6H 1G1
Tickets: Available in early 2018