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Welcome Day Celebration 2020 – Victoria

January 12, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The 6th Annual Welcome Day Celebration for newcomers, refugees and immigrants to Victoria!

Inviting the whole community to join us in welcoming newcomers, refugees, and immigrants to Victoria!

The 6th Annual Welcome Day Celebration is a FREE family-friendly event celebrating Victoria’s newcomers and showcasing diverse arts and culture through food, music, fashion, and more!

Every year, over 600 attendees enjoy this community celebration. It is a perfect opportunity to make meaningful connections and celebrate diversity. Enjoy delicious food, kids’ activities, the multicultural marketplace and our special fashion shows!

ACTIVITIES:

  • SKILL-BUILDING WORKSHOPS
  • RUNWAY DANCE AROUND THE WORLD & FASHION SHOW
  • HIJAB FASHION SHOW FOR WOMEN
  • KIDS AND YOUTH PLAY AREAS

FREE ADMISSION. REGISTRATION ADVISED.

ATTENTION PERMANENT RESIDENTS:

Upon presentation of your PR card (photo or photocopy) get:

  1. FREE lunch from the international buffet
  2. Bus tickets
  3. Raffle tickets for a FREE draw

VENDORS, PERFORMERS, MODELS, DESIGNERS & CULTURAL GROUPS: SHOWCASE YOUR CULTURE, SELL YOUR GOODS, PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS, ETC. FOR FREE

If you wish to join the celebration as a vendor, performer, model, designer, etc., please register and redeem the PARTICIPANT TICKET. You may also email us at welcomedaycelebration@gmail.com

For volunteers, please sign up here: http://bit.ly/WDCVolunteer

There is NO CHARGE for participating.

Hosted by Le Programme d’immigration francophone de la Colombie-Britannique & Here Magazine.

Supported by the City of Victoria.

Venue

École Victor-Brodeur
637 Head St
Victoria, BC V9A 5S9 Canada
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