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  • Vancouver Japanese Language School & Japanese Hall Annual Community Mochitsuki Festival Friday, December 27th | 11am – 3pm Japanese Hall, 487 Alexander $6 (adults), $4 (3-12 year olds) This is a fun cultural event for the whole family with all-you-can-eat mochi with savoury and sweet toppings, mochi pounding for all ages, and a New Year’s […]

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  • Winter Market Fair Date: Saturday, November 30, 9:30am – 2:30pm Location: Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall (487 Alexander St. Vancouver, BC) Admission: Free Winter Market Fair is back! There will be VJLS-JH craft and food table as well as local craft and food vendors! In addition, we will have a lot of used […]

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  •   On Saturday, November 16, Tsugaru shamisen player Mr. Hiroshi Yamaguchi facilitated a workshop.   Our students learned a wide range of sounds, origin of shamisen and its material. It was a great opportunity for us to learn traditional Japanese culture. Thank you very much for Mr. Hiroshi Yamaguchi! On the same day, Mr. Yamaguchi […]

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  •    Thank you very much for coming to our Fall Bazaar on Sunday, November 3. We sold a lot of handmade manju, matsutake rice, sushi, takoyaki, chicken teriyaki and our signature udon! We also had silent auction and kids area. Children’s World open house was popular, too! In partnership with the 10th Annual Downtown Eastside […]

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  • Vancouver Japanese Language School & Japanese Hall Fall Food Bazaar Sunday November 3, 12pm – 3pm Japanese Hall, 487 Alexander Come to one of our biggest fundraising events of the year and enjoy delicious home-style Japanese food including udon, variety of sushi and manju, our signature teriyaki chicken, takoyaki, korokke, seasonal items, and much, much […]

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  •    On Saturday, October 26, we had a Halloween costume contest. It was an opportunity for students to have fun as well as to make an presentation on their costume in Japanese. We invited consul Akira Uchida and consul Yoshiyuki Tomi from Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver. 10月26日(土)バンクーバー日本語学校では、日本語学校での楽しい思い出作りと、何に扮したかを説明し、みんなの前で日本語で発表する機会作りを目的にハロウィン・コスチューム・コンテストを行いました。 今回は特別審査員に在バンクーバー日本国領事館より内田晃首席領事、富義之領事にお越し頂きました。 Pictures Top: group shot Bottom (left): […]

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  • On Friday, October 18, Heritage BC bestowed VJLS-JH an “Outstanding Achievement Award” (highest level award) for the outstanding care and commitment demonstrated in our Heritage Renovation Daycare Project. Our architects, James Burton & Mike Lemon from Birmingham & Wood Architects, our contractor, Tom House from Pax Construction, and Denny Enjo (Renovation Committee chair) & Laura […]

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  • 今年の焼きおにぎりは「お米が違う!」 Powell Street Festival will be held on August 3rd (Sat) and 4th (Sun). Like every year, VJLS-JH will have an information booth and food booth. We will be selling slushed ice, yakitori, okonomiyaki, and grilled rice balls! This year, we are planning to make the rice balls out of Iwate prefecture imported “Akitakomachi”. Please […]

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  • ♪♪♪ ささのは さらさら♪♪♪ Community Tanabata Matsuri (July Festival) Date: July 7th (Sun) 11:00am~ 1:00pm It’s the season of the Tanabata Festival. This is a perfect family event, even for children, so we hope to see you all there! Entrance fee: Free Lunch will be sold. 今年も、コミュニティー七夕祭りを行います。思い思いの願い事を短冊に書き、ささの葉に飾りましょう。あなたの願い事がきっと叶いますよ! 当日は、短冊・飾り物作り、七夕の歌、紙芝居、おりがみ、紙工作など楽しい企画を考えています。お子様から、ご年配の方々にも参加していただきたい行事です。皆様のお越しを、心よりお待ちしております。 日時:7月7日(日)11:00am~1:00pm 場所:バンクーバー日本語学校並びに日系人会館 487 Alexander St Vancouver お問い合わせ:604-254-2551 *七夕祭りは、入場無料、昼食の販売があります。 […]

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