1. Welcome Kirith

    Learn more about the Festival's Volunteer Coordinator, Kirith Bains. She joined our team last year so this introduction is well overdue.

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  2. Indigenous Content and Programming: School Fieldtrip 

    If you’re a teacher looking for an Indigenous learning experience for your students, a field trip to see an Indigenous performance at the Vancouver International Children’s Festival is a great way to enhance student engagement and inspire learning.

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  3. LunarFest 2024

    Celebrate the Year of the Dragon at LunarFest. Make friends and make art with free family-friendly workshops on Granville Island, from Feb 9 - Feb 29. Celebrate LNY like no other through arts and culture!

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  4. Welcome Anika

    We’d like to officially introduce you to Anika Vervecken. She has recently joined our team as our new Access Activator. Learn more about Anika!

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  5. Remembering Norman Armour

    Norman Armour was a passionate and visionary leader who shaped the arts community in Vancouver building connections between artists, presenters and arts organizations worldwide. The Vancouver International Children’s Festival Society was incredibly fortunate to work with him over the past 10 years.

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  6. 2023 Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting

    Back for its 17th year, the Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting takes place on Friday, December 1 at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Standing at 76 feet tall, the magnificent Vancouver  Christmas tree is Western Canada's tallest Christmas tree.

    a large Christmas tree lit up at night, with crowds of people standing around it, with a buildings in the background.
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  7. Trivia Night

    It’s back! Join us for an exciting evening of good times, fun and trivia! Grab a team of 4 together and join us for our Trivia Night Fundraising Event on Saturday, Nov. 4th, to raise funds for our Adopt a Class Program.

    A room full of people sitting at tables for an evening event.
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  8. Orange Shirt Day

    September 30, 2023 is Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. A day to honour the Residential School survivors, their families and communities and to recognize the many forms of harm the residential school system has inflicted on Indigenous Children and their families.

    Every child matters logo on an orange background.
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