Many thanks to our 2017 Funders and Community Partners


Canadian Heritage


Canada Council of the Arts Logo

Canada Council for the Arts


British Columbia: Spirit of BC Gaming Logo
Spirit of BC Gaming


BC Arts Council: Supported by the Province of British Columbia – logo

BC Arts Council


City of Vancouver Logo

City of Vancouver


Bing Thom Architects


Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall

Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall


Media Sponsors


The Georgia Straight


Omni Diversity Television

Omni Diversity Television


City TV Breakfast Television logo

City TV



The Bulletin • Geppo


News 1130 logo

News 1130


96.9 Jack FM


KISS 104.9 Logo

Kiss FM


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Vancouver Shinpo


Fairchild Radio Logo

Fairchild Radio



CJSF 90.1 FM


Community Sponsors


Sunrise Soya Logo

Sunrise Soya Foods


Langara College


Volunteer Sponsors



Strathcona Business Improvement Association


Japan Airlines


Hapa Izakaya Logo
Hapa Izakaya


Consulate General of Japan


PFS Studio






Tama Organic Life




Special Thanks to our 2017 Donors and Supporters 2017年の寄贈者およびスポンサーのみなさま、ご支援ありがとうございます

Hapa Collaborative, Transcendence Foundation, Kami Insurance, Shinobu Homma, Kikuye Komori, Grace Thomson, Kiyo Goto, Lenita Wong, Gordon Kadota, Anonymous, Gary Kuromi, Miko Hoffman, PFS Studio, Maple Fun Tours, Bar- bara Pulling in memory of Richard Masahiro Shinde, Colin Chan, Shirley Peerenboom, Al Pasternak, Axel Starck, Colin Yakashiro, Cynthia Kay Patton, Leslie Uyeda, Pacific Fresh Produce Distributor, Figure 1 Publishing, Blim, Arsenal Pulp Press, Konbiniya Japan Center, Daiso, Aburi Restaurants of Canada, Benny’s Foods, Cartems Donuterie, FreshPoint Vancouvuer, Opus Art Supplies, Pure Float, Cadeaux Bakery, Fujiya, Geist Magazine, Hapa Izakaya, JTB International, Vancouver International Dance Festival, Listel Canada and Forage and Timber, Museum of Anthropology, Queer Film Festival, Regional Assembly of Text, Republica Coffee, Sunrise, The Cinematheque, Vancouver Canadians Professional Baseball Club, Vancouver International Film Festival, Vancouver New Music, Vancouver Opera, Vancouver Shinpo, Vancouver Writers Fest, Glico, Real Canadian Superstore, T & T Supermarket Inc., Parallel 49, The Bulletin, ArtStarts, Diane Kadota, John Endo Greenaway, East Van Graphics, Lookout Society and the Getaway, Oppenheimer Park Staff, The Wise Hall, Abaton, Med Tech, Vancouver Buddhist Temple, Yoshio Arai, Julien Fagnan, and ALL of our dedicated volunteers, coordinators, staff, Board Members and alumni!