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

    What’s with this Bhangra Fusion?


    With our highly anticipated winter event, TransFusion, coming up in less than a month, you’re probably wondering: “What’s all this commotion around bhangra fusion? Is this just another catchy tag line to describe a bhangra performance?” Believe it or not, much of the music we hear and bhangra dance we see these days is in some way fused with modern dance forms connected to earlier forms of folk bhangra. Check out the interesting discovery I made as I looked further into this concept of fusion…

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    VIBC Announces New General Manager & Executive Director


    Lots of changes at the top these days! Besides announcing Tarun Nayar as our new Artistic Director in August, we’re excited to share news about two more appointments we know will bring fantastic changes to VIBC. First up, please welcome Nicole Sirockman as VIBC’s new General Manager.

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    Invitation to VIBC AGM and the launch of TransFusion!


    On Thursday, December 3, please join us at our AGM to celebrate another year of extraordinary events, experiences, and community created and supported by YOU — our friends, family, colleagues, partners, performers, and sponsors.

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    SFU Diwali Gala Fundraiser a Huge Success


    On Tues Nov 3, SFU hosted its 8th annual Diwali Gala fundraiser at Aria Banquet Hall. More than 300 business and community leaders, along with SFU students, faculty, staff, and alumni attended the event, celebrated in India as the festival of lights. Hosted by SFU President Andrew Petter, the evening featured South Asian performances organized by VIBC (that’s us!), with guest stars Hardeep Singh Sahota and his Royal Academy of Bhangra dancers performing with khunde and swords.

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