Creating an inclusive community through celebration and the joy of bhangra

We are driven by artistic innovation, creating inclusive spaces and strong community bonds.


We see the power of arts and culture to shatter barriers and build meaningful bridges between people. Our work is to engage and to provoke – to reimagine ourselves, our identities and roles in our community.

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    News and Updates from VIBC

    COB 2015 Kicks Off This Week!


    ZEE TV Canada Presents City of Bhangra Festival May 28–June 6, 2015

    10 days, 2 cities, 350+ performers, and tons of #BhangraLove

    This is City of Bhangra Festival 2015!

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    ZEE TV Canada Sponsors City of Bhangra Festival


    Happy to announce that ZEE TV Canada has come on board as presenting sponsor of City of Bhangra Festival 2015! 

    ZEE was launched in North America in 1998 and continues to be the premiere South Asian network in the Americas. According to ZEE Americas Director of Distribution, Akhilesh Gupta: “In 2012 ZEE USA was the first South Asian Network to go HD, and we successfully launched ZEE Canada HD in 2013. ZEE Americas continues to maintain its leadership position in the North American market by delivering the highest quality entertainment that the South Asian audience wants to watch.”

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    Fate and Folk Lok: Kismet Estate Winery Sponsors COB Signature Event!

    Did destiny bring VIBC together with Kismet Estate Winery, or was it perhaps VIBC director and treasurer Sonny Dhillon? Either way, we want to thank Kismet for so generously sponsoring one of City of Bhangra’s signature events, Folk Lok, taking place May 29 at Fluevog Shoes in glorious Gastown.

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    Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Rocks City of Bhangra Festival 2015


    Ten days. Two cities. Hundreds of performers. Dozens of stages. And thousands of audience members. Every spring, VIBC pulls it all out to present North America’s one and only City of Bhangra Festival, bringing together dance, music and community to celebrate life, love and inclusion. COB simply couldn’t happen, though, without the support of our sponsors, whose tremendous generosity allows VIBC to bring the highest calibre talent to Metro Vancouver year after year.

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