Acclaimed International Artists

41st Annual Powell Street Festival

Canada’s largest Japanese Canadian festival returns with live performers from around the world. This year’s extravaganza includes a presentation on Japan’s Third Gender, a panel with two of Haruki Murakami’s top translators, and renowned international musical acts like Melbourne’s George and Noriko and Japan’s Ensemble Liberta. Also enjoy delicious Japanese food, craft markets, sumo tournament, and more. All events are free. Photo credit: Lucas Lau