Organizers

Chinatown Summer Events is organized by a coalition of Chinatown and Asian Canadian organizations in Vancouver.

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CHINATOWN TODAY

Chinatown Today is a volunteer led non-profit organization dedicated to promoting Vancouver’s Chinatown through storytelling and community activation, creating opportunities for cultural exchange and understanding.

 
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HUA FOUNDATION

hua foundation is a youth led non-profit with the mission of empowering youth in the Asian diaspora to fully participate in advancing social change through exploring our racialized identities and building resilience in communities.

 
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VANCOUVER ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL (VAFF)

VAFF is the longest running Asian film festival in Canada. Founded in 1995 and debuted in September 1997, VAFF is dedicated to promoting and celebrating the diversity and depth of Asian culture and identity in film and media. Each year VAFF attracts close to 4,000 audience members over its four-day festival and year round events.

 
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YOUTH Collaborative for Chinatown (青心在唐人街)

Youth Collaborative for Chinatown (青心在唐人街) is a grassroots group sharing the cultural heritage of Vancouver Chinatown through public space activation and community programming. Programs include the “Hot+Noisy” Chinatown Mahjong Social series (now in its third year), and Saturday School place-based Cantonese language learning.