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The Peace Chime Initiative

The Vancouver International Children’s Festival, Gandharva Loka Vancouver, the Galiano Trail Society and the Tapovan, Sri Chinmoy Peace Park partnered together to create one of the largest peace pipes in the world! During the Festival, children (both young and old) shared “Peace” around the world by each painting one of
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Workshops

In addition to our many great performances this year, we’ve got many unique and fun activities such as our Activity Village, pyjama nights and evening shows, roving artists, and this year, we’ve added three great events perfect for kids and people interested in the artistic process. Take the kids to an
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Special Event – Story Time

Come and join us for Story Time with award-winning author Kevin Crossley-Holland! In Kevin Crossley-Holland‘s newest children’s book, The Riddlemaster, Anouk, Ben and Cara dream of a fabulous treasure buried on the golden island across the harbour. A mysterious and grizzled old man offers them passage on his boat, but
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2016 Activity Village

Spend the day being creatively playful in our activity village. Get creative with your kids by taking part in our on-site arts activities. Watch their eyes light up as you wander through a magical mystery maze, learn how to juggle, make music and have a blast! Activity Village Wristband –
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Youth for Youth

In 2011, building on previous youth participation in the Festival, we developed our Youth for Youth (Y4Y) program that provides outstanding mentorship to emerging artists and young people ages 15-24. The program focuses on the development of artistic skills in order to create work for the Festival that is innovative,
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Bring the kids to Granville Island’s Winterruption Festival!

Got a case of the mid-winter doldrums? Get a boost at Granville Island’s uplifting Winterruption Festival, February 19-21, 2016. Bring the kids down to the KidsZone for free arts activities and performances from face painting and live music to stilt-walkers and colourful processions. We’re pleased to present the spectacular moves
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Celebrate the Year of the Monkey with us at LunarFest!

Ready to monkey around with us?  Celebrate the year of the monkey at the 2016 LunarFest, February 12-14th.  This free two-day festival is steeped in lunar traditions, featuring culinary delicacies, crafts, traditional lunar performances, art installations and more. Come down to the Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza, visit our booth and
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