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Easter Egg Gathering + Happy 5th Birthday

Let the Sea to Sky Gondola take you to new heights this Easter at the Egg Gathering and Brunch on April 21st! Explore the gorgeous scenery in new ways by taking the Summit Trails at your own pace to collect some delicious chocolate eggs. Then get your creative juices flowing
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Sharing Dance Day!

Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) invites you to join us for NBS Sharing Dance Day 2019! Everyone is encouraged to participate by learning this year’s choreography (created by Philippe-Alexandre Jacquesand Esie Mensah) and performing the piece outside Arts Umbrella on Friday, May 31st! This year’s choreography explores how our familial, cultural
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Youth for Youth Program

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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Welcome Melanie!

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

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 The Human Radio, you can expect: flexible, general admission seating. Less tickets will be sold for the performance
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Make the Season Bright this Giving Tuesday!

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

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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Welcome Marika!

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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STARS of Vancouver Award Winner

We are a STAR of Vancouver! The Vancouver International Children’s Festival is delighted to announce that readers of the Vancouver Courier voted the Festival number one in the category of Children’s Entertainment and number two in the category of overall Festival! Every year, the Vancouver Courier canvases readers to determine the city’s
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