Art, Shoes and Charity

July 21, 2017

We’d walk a mile in these whimsical shoes any day! These bright, playful, shoes are designed by artist Patrick James Bravo. Choose from four different shoe styles inspired by Bravo’s art, which when placed together reveals the full art piece.  And, once the sun sets, these shoes go from fabulous
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Meet our Operations Manager

June 28, 2017

Leanne Zacharias has been involved with the Festival for many years. She’s been involved with the Festival as a volunteer, performer, to running our Artist Services, and now we’d like to welcome her to her new role as Operations Manager.  Leanne oversees the production of the Festival and ensures our
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Summer fun at Canada Place!

June 21, 2017

The Vancouver Children’s Festival may be over for this year but there’s still other ways to have fun this summer. Canada Place seems to be to the place for free family entertainment this season. The Port of Vancouver is bringing back many of its free, award-winning events (and some new
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Farewell Diana

June 03, 2017

It breaks our hearts to announce that a very special member of our Kids’ Fest Family, Diana Stewart-Imbert, our Education and Volunteer Manager, is retiring from the Festival after spending 20 years with us. Over the years, Diana has worked in many roles at the Festival.  She started out as
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Two Shows Worth Your While!

June 01, 2017

Hello from the Vancouver International Children’s Festival 2017! My name is Rachel-Kathleen McNee and I am this year’s Youth Blogger/Marketing Assistant on my 6th week of work experience with the festival staff. Today I had the honour of watching two of a wide selection of shows playing here at the
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Knowledge Kids is Here at the Festival!

June 01, 2017

The Knowledge Kids Science Lab is one of many activities here at the Festival that keep kids entertained and inspired! Art and Science come together and rainbows come to life. See colours change, jump and walk right before your eyes! At the Science Lab, kids get to experience what it’s
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Vancouver International Children’s Festival Week

May 24, 2017

In honour of our 40th festival, Vancouver’s mayor, Gregor Robertson, has proclaimed the week of May 28th as “Vancouver International Children’s Festival Week” in Vancouver. Our Mayor loves our festival just as much as we do, stating “As 2017 marks the 40th festival, I was thrilled to proclaim the week
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Encorp Return-It 101

May 23, 2017

Join the Encorp team of recycling scientists at the Encorp Return-It 101 booth. Encorp will be at the Vancouver International Children’s Festival from June 2 – 4  teaching kids and parents about the basics of recycling. Their booth includes an interactive trivia game, a Return-It 101 process board and a
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VICF’s Very Own Katharine Carol Nominated for YWCA Women of Distinction Award

May 03, 2017

We are thrilled to announce that our Artistic and Executive Director, Katharine Carol, has been nominated for a YWCA Women of Distinction Award! Each year, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards honours individuals and organizations whose outstanding activities and achievements contribute to the well-being and future of our community.  Katharine Carol
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