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Photo of George and Noriko, special guests from Melbourne, Australia coming to the 2017 Powell Street Festival

Thank you to the Japanese Consulate for bringing George & Noriko to Powell Street Festival!!

We’re so excited to have George & Noriko to play the festival on both Saturday and Sunday! Many thanks to the Japanese Consulate for helping make these performances… More ›

Photo of George and Noriko, special guests from Melbourne, Australia coming to the 2017 Powell Street Festival

Check out the 2017 Festival Program Guide

Photo of special guests, George and Noriko, a Japanese blues cowboy and a Tsugaru shamisen player from Melbourne, Australia Hot off the presses! The full line-up and schedule… More ›

Volunteer Applications are now open!

The Powell Street Festival is a unique festival in that it celebrates so many aspects of the community in an inclusive, accessible and respectful environment. We rely on… More ›

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Spatial Poetics XVI: KIYO生き残り

Honouring the living memory of invisible lives Sat, 8 July 2017, 7:30 PM Vancouver Buddhist Temple, 220 Jackson Avenue Presented by Powell Street Festival Society in association with the… More ›

41st Annual Powell Street Festival

Saturday, August 5 & Sunday, August 6, 2017 11:30am to 7:00pm Oppenheimer Park (400 block of Powell Street) Firehall Arts Centre (280 E. Cordova Street) Vancouver Japanese Language… More ›

Festival Tee Pre-Sale

From now until May 24, go to our store to preorder your festival tee! Our Festival tees sell out every year, so if you preorder you can ensure… More ›

Sumo! A Beginner’s Workshop

Sunday, May 7 from 1 to 4 pm Vancouver Buddhist Temple 220 Jackson Street, 2nd floor; doors at 12:30 pm Information: 604-739-9388 Pre-registration: admin@powellstreetfestival.com Learn the basic rules… More ›

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