Support Japan 2011
Hope Love Japan Fundraiser
Sunday, March 27 · 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Parkside Victoria Resort and Spa
810 Humboldt Street
**Admission by donation**
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“Prayer for Japan”
Earthquake & Tsunami Relief Benefit Concert
Sunday, March 20th, 2011
Sands Funeral Chapel & Reception Centre, 1803 Quadra Street, Victoria
Suggested Donation $15.00
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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)
“Are We There Yet?”
A Friends of the B.C. Archives Lecture by Masako and Stanley Fukawa
Sunday, January 23, 2011, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Newcombe Conference Hall
Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria
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Uminari Christmas Open House
Join Us at Our Annual Open House
EuroStudios, 3RD Floor, 1821 Cook St (just above Logan’s Pub)
December 12, 2010 at 4:15pm
Book December 12th for the Uminari Christmas Open House! Drop by between 4:15 and 5:45 p.m. that Sunday to enjoy a short performance, get a mini taiko lesson ( i.e. a chance to hit the drums) and have some homemade Christmas treats. You will also get a chance to meet and chat with members of Uminari. This will be a great way to learn more about taiko or find out more about our upcoming workshop or class in the new year. Hope to see you there!
Location: EuroStudios, 3RD Floor, 1821 Cook St (just above Logan’s Pub)
Time: 4:15 to 5:45
If you can’t make it to the Open House, Uminari Taiko wishes you all the very best in the upcoming holiday season and plenty of happy drumming in the New Year.
Terrain of Memory: A Japanese Canadian Memorial Project
The UVIC Asian Canadian Working Group
in co-operation with the Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society
present Kirsten Emiko McAllister speaking about her new book.
Friday, November 19, 2010, 5-7PM
McPherson Library, Lower Level, Room 025
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