Photo of little girl with her face painted at the 2004 Powell Street Festival, taken by Jon ElderThe Children’s Tent is open from 12pm to 5pm only!

Take part in a variety of free, supervised children’s activities in the tent, Saturday & Sunday, 12:00pm-5:00pm. Please sign up at the Children’s Tent for Suika Wari, Tug of War, and the Kiai Contest ahead of time; space is limited. (Not a child care program; do not leave children unattended). 

子供向けの無料のアクティビティ。土曜&日曜、午後12時〜5スイカ割り、綱引き、気合いコンテストに参加希望の方は、参加者数に制限があるため予め子供テントで登録してください。(保育サービスではありません。大人が同伴してください 

 

Photo of Suika Wari (the Watermelon Game) at the 2006 Powell Street Festival – by John Endo GreenawayWatermelon Game (Suika Wari)

Saturday, 2:00-2:30pm 

Put on a blindfold, hit the watermelon, and win a prize! Sign up in advance at the Children’s Tent.   

スイカ割り

土曜、午後2時〜2時半

目隠しをしてスイカを割って、賞品をもらおう!子供テントにて予約要。

 

Tug-of-WarPhoto of the Tug of War at the 2008 Powell Street Festival - by Jeanie Ow

Saturday&Sunday, 4:00-4:30pm

Work together as a team and win prizes. Sign up in advance at the Children’s Tent.

綱引き

土曜&日曜、午後4時〜4時半

チームみんなで力を合わせて賞品を勝ち取ろう!子供テントにて予約要。

Origami (Paper Folding) 折り紙遊び

Saturday, 12:00pm – 2:00pm 土曜、午後12時〜2時

Origami with PALM (Paper Folders Around the Lower Mainland)

Kiai Contest

Sunday, 2:00-2:30pm

Photo of the Kiai Contest at the Children's Tent at the 2005 Powell Street Festival, taken by Jon Elder

This is the time that kids can be as noisy as they want! Volunteer judges award prizes for the loudest, most creative, scariest screams and yells. Sign up in advance at the Children’s Tent.

気合いコンテスト

日曜、午後2時〜2時半

子供たちが好きなだけ騒げる絶好のチャンス!ボランティアの審査員が、一番大声賞、クリエイティブ賞、怖い賞を選び、賞品を進呈します。子供テントにて予約要。

Sounds of Japan

Sunday, 3:00PM-3:45PM    

Within all cultures is the love of music. Through their exuberant energy and passion of sharing their traditional musical instruments these internationally renowned masters of their art, foster a deeper appreciation of music and culture through experiencing authentic Japan traditional instruments such as taiko (drums), shakuhachi (bamboo flute), shinobue (bamboo flute), and shamisen (spiked lute) in a hands-on and dynamic way showing how closely related we all are despite our seeming differences. Presented with ArtStarts!

 日本の音 

日曜、午後3時〜3時45分  

音楽を愛さない文化は存在しません。世界で知られた芸術のマスターたちが、見た目の違いを超えて人と人がどう繋がることができるのかを、太鼓、尺八、篠笛、三味線などの和楽器を使って教えてくれます。ArtStarts提供。 

 

Ongoing all weekend (12:00pm-5:00pm): Face painting and hat making!

土日の両日とも、午後12時から5時までフェイスペイント、折り紙、帽子作りが楽しめます!

 

Face painting at the 2004 Powell Street Festival, taken by Jon Elder
Suika Wari (the Watermelon Game) at the 2006 Festival, by John Endo Greenaway.
Tug of War at the 2008 Festival, by Jeanie Ow.
Origami, 2017, Photo Credit Shannon RD Miller
The Kiai Contest at the 2005 Festival, by Jon Elder.

 

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