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  • On November 26th, 2016 Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall celebrated 110 years. We’d like to thank everyone who attended and supported the event and for your continued generosity and support. Take a look at the performance of the poem we commissioned for the anniversary celebration as well as some photos from the event. Video and […]

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  • Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall received City of Vancouver’s 2015 Heritage Award. The award we received is Honour. The award is given to architects, community organizations, developers, writers, artists, and ordinary citizens who demonstrates an outstanding contribution to heritage conservation. We received this award for the restoration of the original appearance of the […]

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  • 在バンクーバー日本国総領事館は、昨年開設125周年を迎え、当地日系人コミュニティーの方々と共に1年間を通じて、当館と日系コミュニティーの歴史を、講演者や過去の外交資料、そしてその時代を生きた人々の記憶を通して、6回のシリーズとして振り返りましたが、今回は同シリーズを総括して日本語による講演会を開催します。

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  • “Japanese Culture & Conversation Club (JCCC)” [Saturdays, 9:00am-10:30am] offered a class about “Bento: Boxed Lunch” were we pointed out how unique Japanese Bento lunch is through class discussions. Ekiben (boxed lunch with special local ingredients, usually sold at a train station) and Kyaraben (boxed lunch with a design of anime characters) are introduced, and students […]

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  • Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall, Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra, and Consulate General of Japan Vancouver presented Melodies of Japan – An introduction of Japanese Music and Instruments on Saturday, November 1. Featuring Issui Minegishi (Ichigenkin), Naomi Sato (Sho), and Mark Takeshi McGregor (flute), each performer demonstrated their instruments and taught attendees about structure of […]

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  • Melodies of Japan – An Introduction of Japanese Music and Instruments Saturday, November 1 1pm – 2:30pm Vancouver Japanese School and Japanese Hall Free Learn about the instruments of these ancient traditions from the masters who play them. Sho, shakuhachi and koto will be showcased. The event is free and open to public. Presented by […]

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  • See also: 2015-16 Calendar 2014-2015 Event Calendar is now available. Please download from following link: 2014-15 VJLS Calendar (PDF・98KB) 2014〜2015年度の行事予定表ができました。以下リンクよりダウンロード頂けます。 2014-15 VJLS カレンダー(PDF・66KB)

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  • By Rika Uto, Chair On Saturday, October 20, we were greatly honoured to host the banquet dinner for the NAJC AGM delegates and the Japanese Canadian Young Leaders’ Conference participants. As Harry Mizuta said in his speech, it was like “welcoming home” the NAJC because of the important history that our two organizations share. While […]

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  • この度バンクーバー日本語学校及び日系人会館は日系プレース基金よりコミュニティーアワードを受賞致しました。今後とも日本語教育・日本文化の継承・普及にさらなる努力をしていく次第ですので、何卒宜しくお願い致します。 Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall received a community award from Nikkei Place Foundation.Thank you very much for your continued support! Photo by sleepless kao/The Bulletin

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  • Assessment Exam Saturday, August 30 10:00am VJLS Hall Assessment exam will take place on Saturday, August 30 at 10am at the Hall. This is for students who are interested in enrolling Basic, High School, Adult classes. For more information, please contact us. 新学期を前に、基礎科、ハイスクール、大人の生徒を対象にクラスを決めるための アセスメントテストを行います。 8月30日(土)10AMからホールで行います。

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