The Shin Asahi's Japan Tour

The Shin Asahi's Japan Tour

The Shin Asahi baseball team is Nikkei Place Foundation’s third-ever Nikkei Youth Athletics Bursary recipient. They spent two weeks in March on their Japan Tour, fostering meaningful relations through their love of baseball and their philosophy of fairplay and respect. Here’s how it went!

Nikkei National Museum Redevelopment – May Update

Nikkei National Museum Redevelopment – May Update

Ever since the Nikkei National Museum received a generous private donation from Yoshiko Karasawa and matching funds from Canadian Heritage, we have held a variety of blue sky sessions, museum team workshops, and community consultations to ensure that we create the best new museum resource that funding would allow.

Kaye Kaminishi of the legendary Vancouver Asahi Baseball Team receives the Thomas Shoyama Lifetime Achievement Award at 2019 Thomas Shoyama Sakura Gala

Kaye Kaminishi, third baseman for the legendary Vancouver Asahi Baseball Team, will receive this year’s 2019 Thomas Shoyama Lifetime Achievement Award at Nikkei Place Foundation’s annual fundraising dinner. Previous recipients include Dr. David Suzuki, Joy Kogawa, Arthur Hara, Gordon Kadota, and Henry Wakabayashi.

Kaye Kaminishi of the Asahi Baseball Team, role model for overcoming racial and economic discrimination, receives the Thomas Shoyama Lifetime Achievement Award at Thomas Shoyama Gala

Nikkei Place Foundation proudly announces Kaye Kaminishi of the Asahi Baseball Team is this year’s 2019 Thomas Shoyama Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Previous recipients include Dr. David Suzuki, Joy Kogawa, Arthur Hara, Gordon Kadota and Henry Wakabayashi. He will be honoured at their spring fundraiser, the Thomas Shoyama Sakura Gala, on Sunday, March 10, 2019…