Japanese Cultural Show
The Japanese Cultural Show represents and celebrates the Japanese Canadian community’s contributions to the fabric of Steveston.
JAPANESE CANADIAN CULTURAL CENTRE
Open 12noon to 4:30pm
Stop by the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre behind the Martial Arts Centre where community groups will be offering cultural displays, crafts and activities.
- Himasa Japanese Dolls Group
- Steveston Japanese Language School
- Steveston Buddhist Temple
- Tonari gumi – Japanese Community Volunteers Assoc
- Powell Street Festival
- Salmon label crafts
KENDO HALL – JAPANESE CULTURAL SHOW
Open 12 noon to 4:30pm
See traditional Japanese cultural arts and performances in the Kendo Hall of the Steveston Martial Arts Centre, including Ikebana, Bonsai, Calligraphy, Koto and Shamisen
Demonstration and performance schedule:
12:30 – 13:00 IKEBANA (SOGETSU)
13:15 – 13:45 KOTO
14:00 – 14:30 IKEBANA (IKENOBO)
14:45 – 15:15 SHAMISEN & TAIKO
15:30 – 16:30 BONSAI
JUDO HALL – MARTIAL ARTS DEMO
Visit the Steveston Martial Arts Centre Judo Hall for martial arts demonstrations in Judo, Karate, Kenjutsu and Kendo.
12:30 – 1pm JUDO
Check out the video created for last year’s virtual festival, which provides a glimpse into what makes this show a highlight of the annual Steveston Salmon Festival.
Join local community advocate Kelvin Higo on a tour of the Nikkei Memorial, the Steveston Community Centre, the Steveston Martial Arts Centre, the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, and more.