FREE Nikkei Matsuri (Festival): the Heart of Nikkei 2013

Bring your children, family and friends to the FREE Nikkei Matsuri: the Heart of Nikkei to celebrate summer, Japanese style! Even if you do not have children, the Matsuri, or festival, is open to EVERYONE of all ages! Heck, I'll be there! There will be Japanese games, food, a talent show, performances and more! Why not enjoy the last legs of summer and be Japanese for the day? Come on 

***There is no host for this event due to illness! Somebody may be the host if they wish. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Where: The Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre is located at 6688 Southoaks Crescent (corner of Kingsway and Sperling) in Burnaby.

***Free shuttle bus service avalable from Edmonds Skytrain Service in Burnaby!!

Parking: There is limited space and you pay by donation.

How to find us: I will be standing at the main entrance doors of the Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre. I will wait a maximum of 15-minutes for any later comers before ushering everyone inside. At 11am, we will be inside the museum, scattered about. It is up to YOU to track us down if you are late!

***Please refer to the picture for a visual on the meeting place and take heed at what I've written above and below! Thank you!


Cost: FREE!

Host Expectations: I am not a professional and as such I strongly encourage all attendees to this festival and future ones to explore and wonder the grounds freely. This is an "organic", loose event that is not strict and linear. In other words, if you choose to eat something and I, the host, chooses to listen to music then I won't hold you against your will. At the same time, we're all adults and I won't be your guide in this event as I do intend to have a good time as well. You are more than welcome to hang around with me, just please refrain from being clingy and go without any expectations in your mind. Remember, the main objective of this event and any festival event is to have fun, and that goes for the host as well!

Waiver: The host, group, Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre, festival staff and associates are not responsible in any way for attending members. Members who RSVP YES for this event are solely and totally responsible for their own personal safety and well being before, during and at any time after the conclusion of this event. The host, group, Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre, festival staff and associates shall be held harmless and shall be unconditionally free forever of any and all liabilities, obligations and responsibilities to any of the attendees, guests and all third party individuals, relatives and representatives.

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  • imran

    hello - my name is imran and i am in Dubai, is there anybody from UAE.....?

    September 1, 2013

  • Michael S.

    Hello. My name is Michael. I Joined the group about three weeks ago but unfortunately haven't been able to attend any events so far. I would Very much like to, but I broke my arm pretty badly about a month ago and am finding it still a little bit hard to get out and about for more than a little while at a time. A lot of the activities that you guys are doing are just a little bit too much for me right now. That, and of course the shyness thing. :-) However, given the fact that this is three weeks away and seems to be pretty laid-back, I think that this is something I shouldn't have a problem with. I'm very much looking forward to attending and hopefully making some new friends!

    August 4, 2013

    • Van H.

      welcome to the group :)

      September 1, 2013

  • Dianne

    I'll be there probably closer to 1:00 by the time I get there.

    September 1, 2013

  • kris

    Hey everyone I'll be wearing a dark blue dragon yukata.. I'll be loitering around the entrance until 10:45

    August 31, 2013

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