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VNCS Newsletter

The Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society’s bilingual, English-Japanese Newsletter, The Victoria NIKKEI FORUM is published bi-monthly — 6 times a year.

Editorial Team 
Editor: Yukari Peerless
Translators: Mieko Fedrau, Kana Mercer, Satoko Clayton, Masako Hegge, Rieko Hatakeyama, and Yukari Peerless.


Read the current issue:

Volume 29, Issue 6 — November/December 2021

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Explore previous issues:

Volume 29, Issue 6 — November/December 2021
Volume 29, Issue 5 — September/October 2021
Volume 29, Issue 4 — July/August 2021
Volume 29, Issue 3 — May/June 2021
Volume 29, Issue 2 — March/April 2021
Volume 29, Issue 1 — January/February 2021

 

2020

Volume 28, Issue 6 — November/December 2021
Volume 28, Issue 5 — September/October 2021
Volume 28, Issue 4 — July/August 2021
Volume 28, Issue 3 — May/June 2020
Volume 28, Issue 2 — March/April 2020
Volume 28, Issue 1 — January/February 2020
 

2019

Volume 27, Issue 6 — November/December 2019
Volume 27, Issue 5 — September/October 2019
Volume 27, Issue 4 — July/August 2019
Volume 27, Issue 3 — May/June 2019
Volume 27, Issue 2 — March/April 2019
Volume 27, Issue 1 — January/February 2019
 

2018

Volume 26, Issue 6 — November/December 2018
Volume 26, Issue 5 — September/October 2018
Volume 26, Issue 4 — July/August, 2018
Volume 26, Issue 3 — May/June 2018
Volume 26, Issue 2 — March/April 2018
Volume 26, Issue 1 — January/February 2018
 

2017

Volume 25, Issue 6 — November/December 2017
Volume 25, Issue 5 — September/October 2017
Volume 25, Issue 4 — July/August 2017
Volume 25, Issue 3 — May/June 2017
Volume 25, Issue 2 — March/April 2017
Volume 25, Issue 1 — January/February 2017
 

2016

Volume 24, Issue 6 — November/December 2016
Volume 24, Issue 4 — July/August 2016
Volume 24, Issue 3 — May/June 2016
 

2015

Volume 23, Issue 4 — July/August 2015
Volume 23, Issue 2 — March/April 2015
Volume 23, Issue 1 — January/February 2015
 

2014

Volume 22, Issue 4 — September/October 2014
Volume 22, Issue 2 — March/April 2014
 

2013

Volume 21, Issue 6 — November/December 2013
Volume 21, Issue 5 — September/October 2013
Volume 21, Issue 4 — July/August 2013
Volume 21, Issue 2 — March/April 2013
Volume 20, Issue 1 — January/February 2013

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Can you help with English to Japanese translation? 英和翻訳を手伝ってくれる方はいませんか。

We are always looking for more translators. Contact Yukari for details!

VNCSではニュースレターの翻訳をして下さる方を随時募集しております。お手伝いできる方はぜひご連絡下さい。


Want to advertise in The Victoria NIKKEI FORUM?

Rates are $25.00 per year for 6 issues. Ad should be normal business card sized and provided in a PDF format. Contact Yukari Peerless for further details

Article Submission Guidelines

We welcome submissions from the Nikkei community and those interested in Japanese culture in the greater Victoria area. Articles must be type-written in English, French, or Japanese.

  • Please submit your articles, photos, and flyers according to the following deadlines for each of the six (6) issues of our newsletter — January 5th, March 5th, May 5th, July 5th, September 5th, and November 5th, 2020  c/o Yukari Peerless, editor
  • If you are sending articles, please use: Microsoft Word/ Apple Pages, or a Google Doc, and attach to your email
  • Font: Arial, Size: 12, Title: bold. Spacing: single spaced lines. (N.B. Single space ONLY after periods and colons)
  • Dates should be written in full like the following: Sunday, August 2, 2020. (Avoid abbreviations please.)
  • Time should be written according to the following format: 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM
  • Cities should be written according to their legal format: City of Colwood, BC. (Note, no periods after the B and C)
  • If you are sending photos, please attach them as a JPG or PNG file, (logos should be the same.or as a PDF) and name the file with YOUR name and title, attach to your email
  • Failure to follow these may result in your submission missing the deadline. If you have questions or difficulty with any suggestions these formatting requirements, please contact, Yukari Peerless, editor
  • Articles may be edited for space at the editorial team’s discretion
  • While we try to publish all relevant material, we cannot guarantee that all will be published

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The VNCS was formed in 1993 to establish a sense of community for those of Japanese heritage and/or those interested in Japanese culture, living in the greater Victoria, B.C. area on Vancouver Island. 

The VNCS works with other community cultural organizations such as the National Association of Japanese CanadiansJapanese Friendship SocietyVictoria Japanese Language Heritage School Society, and the Victoria Morioka Friendship Society promoting Japanese culture and a sense of community in Victoria and throughout Canada.

The VNCS is registered under the BC Society Act, has charitable status (Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society Charity Number: 892201641-RR-0001) and is a member of the Intercultural Association of Greater Victoria.