Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society Annual General Meeting

Sunday, February 6, 2011
10:00am to 1:30pm
Esquimalt Rec Centre


Support your society and attend the VNCS AGM on Sunday, February 6, 2011 at the Esquimalt Rec Centre. Proceedings begin at 10 am followed by a short lunch break at 11:30 am. From 12:00—1:30 pm we are pleased to present a free film and presentation on Samurai swords and armour by Trevor Abolson.

10:00 – 11:30 Annual General Meeting (Reports, Election of Board etc)
11:30 – 12:00 Lunch Break – BYOB (Bring Your Own Bento)
12:00 – 1:30 Samurai Armour Presentation

Ritual: The Samurai of the Soma Noma-oi

A documentary by Trevor Absolon. The samurai remain one of the most enduring and iconic images of traditional Japanese culture; and yet, few people truly understand who these famed warriors were or know what suddenly happened to more than two million of them just over 140 years ago.

Author and documentary film maker, Trevor Absolon, will answer these questions and more as he guides you through the lost world of the samurai, where he will peel away pop-culture myth)