15 th Annual JCCCM Holiday Craft and Food Sale

PLUS If you designed a quilt square at Matsuri Japon Festival, for the ‘Kids for Kids Quilt Project’, come and see the finished product at the JCCCM Craft and Food Sale on December 7 between 1-4pm. After this event, the quilt will be packed up and shipped to Japan, to be shared with the children…

Mochi tsuki 2014: Thank you!

A big thank you to all the volunteers who helped pull off another successful Mochi-tsuki! Working in the cold did not deter the hardy helpers, the intermittent cheering kept their blood pumping and spirits high. Their incredible efforts resulted in nearly 1,200 pounds of delicious mochi, which has nearly been ALL SOLD! Our appreciation also…

Visit by Prince Akihito, 1953

Call for help! The National Nikkei Museum and Cultural Centre (NNMCC) is working on a research project with Japanese broadcaster NHK regarding the visit to Canada by then Crown Prince Akihito (who has since ascended to the throne). Any Montrealers who met the prince when he visited, please contact Linda Kawamoto Reid at the NNMCC…

Webcast: The Nikkei and the LARA Postwar Relief Efforts to Japan

The 45th Japan Seminar of Montreal Presents The Nikkei and the LARA Postwar Relief Efforts to Japan by Masako Iino Date                Monday,           September   22 Time                2:30  –  4:30pm   Location         McGill University,   Burnside Building  (Room 107) ABSTRACT Immediately after the Pacific War ended in 1945, many Nikkei in Canada and the U.S. suffered from the after effect of…

Matsuri Japon: Event schedule

Main stage 12:00 ~ 12:30  Opening Ceremony ( Taiko / Speech / Kagamiwari / Omikoshi Parade ) 12:45 ~ 13:15  Kazekko ( Montreal children Taiko group ) 13:30 ~ 14:00  Minyokai ( Japanese senior folk dance group ) 14:00 ~ 14:30  Inazuma Daiko ( Arashi Daiko’s students Taiko group ) 14:30 ~15:00 Nanchu Soran-bushi ( Youth dance…

It’s Matsuri Time Again!

On August 9th, 2014, beginning from 11:30 AM and running into the evening, the Japanese-Canadian Cultural Centre of Montreal is proud to host Matsuri Japon! This fun-filled, annual event has something for all the family: live music, dancing, martial arts demonstrations and fantastic food. Come for the afternoon, come for the evening, but definitely do…