KANPAI! Powell Street Festival 35th Anniversary Fundraiser
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 7:30 PM - Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 12:00 AM (PDT)
Vancouver, British Columbia
TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR WHILE QUANTITIES LAST!
Join us in celebration of Powell Street Festival’s 35th Anniversary!
In 1977, the first Powell Street Festival was held in Oppenheimer Park on Powell Street, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, which was once the city’s Japantown. Since then, the Festival has continued annually through the perseverance and support of tons of volunteers and long-term community supporters. To stay strong and innovative for another 35 years, we are hosting “KANPAI!” (cheers!), a fundraiser featuring square dancing with Shout! White Dragon, MC-ing and songs by Jay Kin, a live and silent auction, cash bar and Japanese appetizers. No dancing experience required!
Here is a sneak peak of some our silent auction items:
- Set of 20 Shopping Cart prints by Taizo Yamamoto
- Six month unlimited pass to YYoga ($800 value)
- Package of 5 premium sake bottles selected by The Association of Pure Sake Promoters of Japan ($250 value)
- Nintendo DSi with Mario & Luigi Bowser's inside story game by Nintendo of Canada Ltd. ($200 value)
- Passes to Vancouver’s most exciting events and festivals
To purchase tickets, credit card payment is accepted through Eventbrite. If you would like to pay by cash or cheque, please contact Kazuho by phone at 604-739-9388 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets are also available at the door. 10% of ticket sales will be donated to the Japanese Red Cross via the Canadian Red Cross.
If you cannot attend the event, please purchase tickets as a donation or donate at Canadahelps.org.
KANPAI! is proudly supported by
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Powell Street Festival Society
The Powell Street Festival Society has been celebrating the arts, culture and heritage of Japanese Canadians and Asian Canadians since 1977. It is the largest and longest-running community festival in the Lower Mainland as well as in Canada.
The 35th Annual Powell Street Festival will take place on Saturday, July 30th and Sunday, July 31st at Oppenheimer Park.
We are previewing auction items on our website and facebook! Check out our selection of over 40 auction items including an exciting array of lifestyle packages and original artwork! See you at KANPAI! on June 15, get ready to celebrate and bid!
We will open the door at 5pm and will stream the game 7 in the lobby area from 5:00pm and our programming will be adjusted slightly to accommodate the game. We would also like to serve one free drink per guest to make a toast to both the Canucks and the Powell Street Festival! (Liquor sales start at 7:00pm)