The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival (VCBF) will present free online programs to safely engage the community in interactive, social, and artful ways.
March 1-June 1, 2021: Haiku Invitational
The Haiku Invitational presented by Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. is an online contest with six main categories receiving submissions from all over the world. The top poems in six main categories (Vancouver, BC, Canada, United States, International, and Youth) will receive celebrity readings and be featured in creative ways during the 2021 festival some which include: Haiku Canada newsletter, an online publication in the newsletter of the Haiku Society of America, and publication on the VCBF website. Winning poems will be read by Christopher Gaze at the VSO’s Tea & Trumpets Concert, at our media-kickoff event, Cherry Jam Downtown concert by media celebrity emcee and celebrated at Sakura Days Japan Fair Leith Wheeler Haiku House.
Apr 25: Sakura at Home
Virtual fundraiser celebrating spring & sakura, showcasing a diversity of great chefs and the beautiful art of food.
WHEN & WHERE
Date & Time:
March 1 to April 25, 2021
Venue & Address :
Sakura Trees – Various Locations, Events – Online