CELEBRATE SPRING at Nikkei Centre

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Community Event

Apr 20119
12:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.

National Nikkei Museum & Heritage Centre
6688 Southoaks Crescent
Burnaby, British Columbia, V5E 4M7
Canada


Saturday, April 9, 2011
12pm– 3pm
FREE
604.777.7000
www.nikkeiplace.org

A fun, family friendly event to enjoy all that spring has to offer.
 
The National Nikkei Museum & Heritage Centre presents Celebrate Spring at Nikkei Centre! on Saturday, April 9,  12pm to 3pm. Located at Nikkei Place in Burnaby with a beautiful Japanese Canadian garden, this is a free spring event featuring Japanese taiko and dance performances, kimono dress-up and sales, tea ceremony , make your own haiku, cherry blossoms, kites, and much more.
 
Enjoy a special Sakura Bento lunch. Food vendors with Japanese tea and cakes will be on site. Shop for kimono, Japanese fashion accessories, bonsai, soap, baby clothing, furoshiki gift wraps, and wood carvings.
 
Order your special Sakura Bento lunch for $12 in advance at 604.777.7000
 
A new exhibition BLOOM – an Asian Artist showcase opens at the Japanese Canadian National Museum. Explore the local talent. Some artists will be in attendance. A silent auction for these works will be held on April 30th.
 
PROGRAM
12:15pm  Chibi Taiko performance
1:30pm  Japanese dance by Otowa-ryu Dance Group
2:15pm  Aikido demonstration
 
ONGOING EVENTS
Tea Ceremony
Kimono dress up and kimono sales
Write your own Haiku
Origami
Japanese kite making
Cherry blossom crafts
Scavenger hunt
Enjoy the beautiful Japanese Canadian garden
Asian Canadian Artist Showcase
Special food and hand made craft tables
Amazake tasting
 
VENDORS
CAKE-YA (cakes) | CHADO TEA HOUSE LTD. (teas) | Yumi Matsuda (manju) | Pac West Imports/Exports (kimono) | Beauty Secrets of Japan (soap) | Babymaci (baby clothing) | HABA (Japanese cosmetics) | Hop Frog Pond (furoshiki gift wraps)| Motoharu Imanishi (wood carving) | Valerie Gilbert (cards) | Chieko Haraguchi (miniature bonsai) | Damien’s Belgian Waffle | Belen Embroidery | Twinkets (jewelry) | Kyoko Yamaguchi (jewelry) | La Chocolaterie | NNM&HC Auxiliary | Artisan Sakemaker at Granville Island

 

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