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

    VIBC Announces HypeSound Workshop & Club Night


    Are you a young, up-and-coming musician or music producer? Are you looking for inspiration, ideas, and maybe even some cold hard facts on how to get your work out there? Mark your calendars NOW for two great events coming up next month! On Sept 16. VIBC presents a professional development workshop for artists aged 15-30 with special guests Tigerstyle (music producers and DJs all the way from the UK), and on Sept 17, we host a club night at FIVESIXTY featuring Tigerstyle, DJ Lajit, DJ Upptown, and Tarun “TSpoon” Nayar showing us FOR REAL how they put all those music theories into action! 

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    VIBC Announces New Artistic Director: Tarun Nayar


    Our long, hot summer may be coming to a close, but Vancouver, get ready for an even hotter year to come! Tarun Nayar—writer, producer, DJ, and musician extraordinaire in our city’s favourite fusion band, Delhi 2 Dublin—has just been appointed Artistic Director of VIBC!

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    VIBC Seeks Executive Director, Public Relations & Media Coordinator, Marketing Coordinator, and Volunteer Coordinator

    Vancouver International Bhangra Celebration Society (VIBC) is non-profit arts organization dedicated to creating an all-inclusive community through the celebration and joy of bhangra. We accomplish this by producing an annual 10-day festival with over 350 local, national, and international performers showcasing their diverse talents at a variety of unique venues in Vancouver and Surrey; and with year-round programming that is focused on community, youth, and artistic excellence and innovation. VIBC has been successfully operating for 12 years, and is virtually volunteer run, with over 135 volunteers dedicating over 10,000 hours of their time to a shared vision every year.

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    “Tikkun Olam” – Repairing the World: An Interview with CIJA


    VIBC is dedicated to building bridges across cultures and strengthening our community by creating shared experiences and opportunities for learning. This year, through Yael Levin, we’ve had the privilege of connecting with The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of Jewish life in Canada, and advocating for freedom, human rights, and social justice.

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