Kozue Matsumoto

Japan earthquake continues to shake up Vancouverites

After the Japan earthquake and tsunami, locals continue to feel the impact of the disaster in their lives.

Powell Street Festival celebrates Japanese Canadian culture

The Powell Street Festival, an annual celebration of Japanese Canadian arts, culture and heritage, took place over the weekend at Oppenheimer Park, in the heart of the Downtown Eastside. The festival...

Admiring cherry blossoms at the Sakura Days Japan Fair

Sakura, meaning "cherry blossom," is one of the most popular symbols of Japanese culture. Gathering around with friends and family to admire sakura trees in bloom is a Japanese tradition that...