Youth for Youth Program

April 04, 2019

The Vancouver International Children’s Festival Society’s Youth for Youth (Y4Y) program provides training, mentorship and performance opportunities for emerging artists and young people ages 15-24. The program develops their artistic skills and allows them to create innovative and engaging work for presentation at the Festival. This year, we have two initiatives.
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Miles for Smiles

January 22, 2019

Do you have extra Aeroplan Miles kicking around? Donating them to the Festival is an incredibly easy and inexpensive way to help offset travel costs for performers coming to the Festival. This year, we have artists and groups from the United States, Scotland and across Canada traveling many miles to entertain children
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Welcome Melanie!

January 22, 2019

We’d like to introduce you to Melanie Hiepler. She is coming on board as our School and Information Administrator. Please contact Melanie for school bookings, inquiries about the Festival’s Adopt-a-Class program, and general inquiries about the Festival. Learn more about Melanie below! Tell us how you first got involved with
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Relaxed Performance

January 20, 2019

The Vancouver International Children’s Festival is committed to making performances accessible to all, and we are excited to include a sensory-friendly performance in our lineup this year. At the Relaxed Performance of Polar Bears Go Up!, you can expect: flexible, general admission seating. Less tickets will be sold for the
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Make the Season Bright this Giving Tuesday!

November 21, 2018

Giving Tuesday is the global day of giving that falls after Black Friday. Join the movement dedicated to giving back by supporting the Vancouver International Children’s Festival Society! Light up the Spirit of Giving On November 30th during the Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting at Robson Square, four magnificent holiday trees, one of which
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Notice of our 2018 Annual General Meeting

November 14, 2018

You are cordially invited to attend the Annual General Meeting for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival Society on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 6:00 pm. DATE:  Wednesday, December 5, 2018 TIME:  Arrival 5:30 pm / Meeting 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres to follow. LOCATION: Vancouver International Children’s Festival
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Buy a Bulb and Support Kids’ Fest

October 29, 2018

There is no sound in the world more precious than the carefree laughter of children. Nothing as heart-warming as the expression of awe and sheer delight on a child’s face when seeing something they once thought impossible. Year after year, these enchanting sights and sounds can be found at the
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Gift Certificate – Christmas Gift

October 05, 2018

Lighten Santa’s load this Holiday Season and opt to give an experience rather than a thing. Christmas memories come from the shared feasting, the family jokes, the carolling, the chaos, the crafting – the shared experience.  This year, give the gift of a day at the Vancouver International Children’s Festival. Give
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Welcome Marika!

September 30, 2018

We’d like to introduce you to Marika Kovalcikova. She is taking over the role of Development Manager here at the Festival while Michelle Cronier is on Maternity leave.  Please contact Marika if your company, business or foundation is interested in supporting the Festival.  We recently sat down with Marika and asked
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