Vernon Japanese Cultural Society

See calendar below for upcoming events (Hit F5 to refresh your browser):

  • Christmas Party, Concert and Potluck. Sunday Dec 9, 3PM (Setup on Saturday at 7PM)
  • VBT New Year's Service and Potluck. Jan 1, 2019
  • Annual General Meeting. Sun Mar 10, 2018, 2PM
  • BC Nisei Curling Mar 15-17
  • Chow Mein Sale Apr 5-6
  • Our big events for 2018 included the Haru Matsuri or Spring Festival on April 21st and the Autumn Bazaar on October 13.

    VJCS Hall Photo By Mas Sakakibara

    Meeting Place: Vernon Japanese Cultural Centre - 4895 BellaVista Road, Vernon, BC, Canada

    Information Line: Listing of contacts for member groups (250)545-4162

    Established: 1940

    Members: 150-200

    Membership Fees: $20 Family/$10 Individual

    Members receive a regular newsletter (internet version requires PDF Reader). The society offers Japanese classes through the heritage and language school. Annual special events include the Christmas Concert for Children, Autumn Bazaar, the Bon Odori and the Keirokai or Seniors' Dinner to honour elders in the Japanese-Canadian Community. The Japanese hall acts as a meeting place for the Vernon Buddhist Temple group/Buddhist Daruma School, Vernon Judo Club, Odori (Japanese dance), ikebana, eigakai movie club and Fujinkai (Japanese Women's Auxiliary).

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    and a member of the National Association of Japanese Canadians.

    Last Updated Nov 30, 2018