VietFest 2018 Luncheon Fundraiser

An 8-course dim sum luncheon is included in the ticket price! Please bring cash for raffles and auctions! Purchase a full table of 10 seats and your children get to join for FREE.

Proceeds will be shared in equal parts to organize VIETFEST 2018 and to help the Vancouver Vietnamese Support Group (Nhóm Tương Trợ Người Việt Vancouver).

The Vancouver Vietnamese Support Group (Nhóm Tương Trợ Người Việt Vancouver) is a collective of volunteers serving people in need who are reluctant to ask for help due to social stigmas that exist in our culture. It operates at Watari Counselling and Support Services Society, located at 678 E Hastings in the Downtown Eastside. They offer a food kitchen on Thursday, free haircuts, care packages during the Lunar New Year (Tết), provide social support and assistance to elderlies, people with mental illnesses and patients in palliative care. Aside from the Greater Vancouver Food Bank, they are not getting any contributions other than donations from private individuals, charity groups and fundraisers such as ours.

VIETFEST is an annual community showcase of Vietnamese-Canadian’s culture and achievements in Metro Vancouver. It is meant to benefit the public at large. Its goal is also to unite Vietnamese of all backgrounds, beyond any political divide. This year, it is slated for Saturday August 11th, 2018 and as in previous years, it will take place on the corner of Broadway and Fraser, in the Mount-Pleasant neighbourhood.

VIETFEST’s share of the proceeds from this Dim Sum luncheon fundraiser is strictly to cover the costs of the festival. These costs include permits, the stage rental, the sound system rental, marketing, banners, advertising, etc. There is ABSOLUTELY NO paid staff at the event because we are all volunteers who want to make VIETFEST a successful community event!

The VIETFEST organizing committee is made of individual volunteers and community partners such as Phuoc Lac Charity Society the Southeast Asian Cultural Heritage Society (SEACHS) and V3, all of whom have been important contributors since the inception of the festival.

Your support is important to us, as it shows that you care about our event. We need your financial support to organize it. Your contribution will be a big part of our success.

We are truly grateful for your consideration and generosity.

Thank you, cảm ơn!!
VietFest Organizing Committee and the Vancouver Vietnam Support Group

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Vietnamese-Canadian Community Heritage Day (VietFest 2017), Saturday August 19th 2017

Vietnamese-Canadian Community Heritage Day (VietFest 2017)

Thân mời quý vị đến tham dự Lễ Hội Văn Hóa Việt (VietFest 2017)

 

VietFest Committee cordially invites you to attend the celebration of the Vietnamese settlement in Vancouver. The Vietnamese-Canadian Community Heritage Day or VietFest is a non-political cultural event lead by youth groups from the BYRC’s Vietnamese Youth Development Program, Southeast Asian Cultural Heritage Society, V3-Vietnam 3 Regions Society, UBC & SFU Student Groups, and Vietnamese Community Workers’ Network. Through multicultural activities performed by youth and other multicultural organizations, VietFest is attracting 300+ youths and participants, artists, and community members whose ideas and spirits collectively support the celebration of the participation and integration of youth in Vancouver.

 

VietFest is a youth-led and youth-driven Vietnamese festival in the lower mainland to celebrate multiculturalism and to mark a significant milestone for the settlement of the Vietnamese community. Your attendance and support that day are important to us and we look forward seeing you there. If you have any questions or inquiries, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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VietFest Fundraising, Saturday June 10th 2017

TIỆC TRƯA THỨ 7 – 10/6/2017 GÂY QUỸ CHO CÁC BẠN TRẺ THAM GIA CỘNG ĐỒNG – FUNDRAISING LUNCH EVENT FOR YOUTH INITIATIVES

 

Nhóm bạn trẻ sẽ kết hợp với cơ quan Broadway Youth Resource Centre [BYRC] để tổ chức buổi gây quỹ ban trưa tài trợ:
a). trao giải cho học sinh lớp 12 trong kỳ thi viết văn ;
b). VIETFEST ngày 19/8/2017 và

c). bạn trẻ trợ giúp người vô gia cư ở khu Downtown Eastside.

There will be a fundraising luncheon to raise funds for THREE YOUTH INITIATIVES IN 2017:
a). sponsorship of Written Contest for Grade 12 Students in the Metro Vancouver ;
b). VIETFEST on August 19, 2017

c). Youth with Homeless Initiative with half of the money raised on June 10, 2017

Kính mong các ACE & hội đoàn/nhóm cùng ủng hộ các bạn trẻ để có điều kiện tham gia các sinh hoạt xây dựng cộng đồng.
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Annual General Meeting, Friday March 17th 2017

Hello!

It has been a long time since we’ve last made a post but we’ve kept up with doing events and posting those photos.

This Friday, March 17th, we will be having our annual general meeting which we would love for you to attend. Refreshments will be provided so take the time to come meet members of V3 as well as becoming a volunteer.

We are always looking for new members and to see old members. If you know someone who might be interested or who used to volunteer with us, tag them!

To ensure we have enough food, please RSVP by letting us know in the comments.

Thanks! Hope to see you all there.

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VietFest Day, Saturday August 13th 2016

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Vietnamese-Canadian Community Heritage Day

VietFest is the celebration of the achievements of Vietnamese settlement in Vancouver through multicultural activities performed by youth from the diverse communities and to promote participation and integration of youth and minority population in Vancouver. VietFest attracted 250+ participants in the first year in 2015 and we are expecting to attract more participants this coming year – with extending entertainment program schedule, adding food vendors and art display.  VietFest is a non-political cultural event lead by young generation of Vietnamese-Canadian and student leaders. Using cultural arts, activities and performances, we want to bring youth and the communities together in order to re-establish and reaffirm their cultural identity. We also want to bring more awareness and understanding of the Vietnamese cultural heritage to the wider community through VietFest.

Kính mời Quý Vị đến tham dự Lễ Hội Văn Hóa Việt vào Thứ Bảy, ngày 13 tháng 8 năm 2016 tại 2455 Fraser Street, Vancouver (từ 12:00 trưa đến 5:00 giờ chiều).

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