VICF staff in Orange Shirts

Orange Shirt Day

September 23, 2021

September 30, 2021 is Orange Shirt Day and the first 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. Orange Shirt
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Youth for Youth Program

June 09, 2021

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, emerging artists worked with
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Big Thank You to the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

June 05, 2021

Proudly representing the Port of Vancouver, our Community Partner the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, offers a great interactive education program that shows kids in grades four, five, and six how their lives are connected to the port. Aligned with the British Columbia Ministry of Education curriculum guidelines, the program is
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Every Child Matters

May 31, 2021

As we officially open the 2021 Vancouver International Children’s Festival we take pause to remember the lives and honour the spirits of the 215 children whose remains were found buried  on the grounds of the Kamloops Residential School on the unceded Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation territories. We show our support by
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We heart Granville Island

May 13, 2021

A big thank you to our Cultural Partner CMHC-Granville Island for their continued support of the Children’s Festival. Granville Island is pleased to be the virtual home of the 44th annual Children’s Festival. Offering a wide open, family friendly and inclusive, both physical and virtual space, Granville Island is proud
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50/50 Draw

April 15, 2021

You could win BIG in our first-ever online 50/50 Draw! Buy your tickets today (starting at just $5) and support our Community Outreach programs: 50/50 tickets:  Single Ticket for $5; 3-Ticket Pack for $10; 10-Ticket Pack for $20; 50-Ticket Pack for $50 Deadline: Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 4pm Help
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Reimagine Fun at the Vancouver International Children’s Festival

April 13, 2021

Vancouver, BC – The Vancouver International Children’s Festival announces an extraordinary online line-up of world-class theatre, music, dance and storytelling created specifically for children and youth. The Festival returns from May 31 to June 13 to entertain Metro Vancouver children and families. This year, families can experience the Festival online from
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Call for Artists

November 19, 2020

The Vancouver International Children’s Festival Society (VICFS) is inviting established and emerging QTBIPOC artists with a focus on musicians and spoken word to apply for the Future Music Residency to develop performances appropriate for young audiences. The VICF is looking for new, exciting voices to share with its young audience that
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