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

    The Countdown’s on for “The Business of Culture” FundraiserThe Countdown’s on for “The Business of Culture” Fundraiser


    Join us for VIBC’s very first fundraiser on Friday, February 19 at the beautiful Riverside Signature Hall in Surrey! Presented with Surrey Board of Trade, generously sponsored by TD, and supported by Jarnail Arts and Nanak Foods, “The Business of Culture” offers dynamic night of art, music, dance, food, and great conversation focused on the positive impacts of the arts on business.

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    What a success! Dine-out Vancouver: Bhangra with Vij’s


    Tuesday, February 19th marked the first collaborative event between Vikram Vij and the Vancouver International Bhangra Celebration Society.  This evening brought a bright energetic atmosphere to a wet and dreary day outside. 

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    Thanks to VIBC Promo Partners


    Many thanks to VIBC’s amazing community partners for helping us promote our upcoming fundraiser, “The Business of Culture” on February 19. Recently, VIBC reached out to several local cultural organizations, inviting them to post info about our event on their social media channels, and offering in exchange to post info about THEIR events on ours. Success!

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    My Journey to Morocco - Blog by VIBC Volunteer


    My name is Esther Macharia. Besides volunteering with the Marketing and Communications team for the City of Bhangra Festival, I am a fourth year communication and anthropology student at Simon Fraser University (SFU). I had always wanted to experience a semester abroad, and the place I was most interested in going to was Morocco, ever since I learned that SFU has a partner university there (Al Akhawayn University).

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