Hapa-palooza Festival: Hip Hapa Hooray Awards
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
6688 Southoaks Crescent
Hip Hapa Hooray! is the Hapa-palooza Awards Reception recognizing outstanding community members of mixed heritage.This year’s inaugural Hapa-palooza award recipients are Ann Makosinski (youth inventor of the hollow flashlight that runs on human heat and 2013 Google Science Fair winner), Kip Fulbeck (US award-winning artist, activist, actor and author) and Fred Wah (Governor General’s Award Winner and Canada’s fifth Parliamentary Poet Laureate). This event also marks the Nikkei National Museum’s opening for Kip Fulbeck’s Part Asian – 100% Hapa photography exhibit.
Join us for an evening of celebration, mixed drinks, hapa-tizers and live music by Buckman Coe.