Powell Street Festival

A photographic review of Metro Vancouver's longest running community arts festival, showcasing Japanese-Canadian history, community, arts and culture. 

 Chibi Taiko drummers.

Chibi Taiko drummers.

 Artist Miki Dare @ www.mikidare.com

Artist Miki Dare @ www.mikidare.com

 EMZ Artworx @ www.emzartworx.com

EMZ Artworx @ www.emzartworx.com

 Kyudo 'the way of the bow', is the modern Martial Art of Japanese Archery.

Kyudo 'the way of the bow', is the modern Martial Art of Japanese Archery.

 Origami 101.

Origami 101.

 Bamboo Calligraphy.

Bamboo Calligraphy.

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 Tug of War.

Tug of War.

 Shito Ryu Karate demonstration.

Shito Ryu Karate demonstration.

 Three finger push ups.

Three finger push ups.

 Artistic representation and public dialogue regarding displacement of peoples.

Artistic representation and public dialogue regarding displacement of peoples.

 The tiny threads that make up a community.

The tiny threads that make up a community.

 Onedeko-Gumi.

Onedeko-Gumi.

 Onedeko-Gumi (Demon Dance) performers.

Onedeko-Gumi (Demon Dance) performers.

 Onedeko-Gumi (Demon Dance).

Onedeko-Gumi (Demon Dance).

 Urasenke Tea Ceremony.

Urasenke Tea Ceremony.

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 Bonsai.

Bonsai.

 Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangment.

Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangment.