You’re Invited to WS Annual Culture Days Celebration and Giving Heart Community Feast 2013
In celebration of Culture Days for Community Contribution and Cultural Diversity, with the generous support from BC Government and City of Burnaby, here WS Immigrant and Multicultural Services Society sincerely invite you for our annual Culture Days event: the 9th Canada Intercultural Creative Festival and the 18th Giving Heart Community Feast 2023.
Time: Friday, Oct 13, 2023
Venue: (more details are to be confirmed upon registration confirmation)
Theme: Embrace Cultural Diversity
Celebration, Connection, Participation, Inclusivity, Creativity, Self-expression, Collaboration, Volunteering, Community, Collective Care, Cultural Diversity
Seats are limited, reserve your event ticket at your earliest convenience:
778 863 5828
Through these events, we will try to connect the selected original stories around us, we will select the most inspiring stories to share with more people, to appreciate the important role that arts and culture play in strengthening communities, the well-being of individuals, and the vitality of our social fabric.
This event is free to public, cross-cultural learning and understanding groups and individuals, elders and youth, families and kids, military and veterans, immigrants and refugees, Indigenous, people with disabilities, poets and writers, artists and entrepreneurs, or those who are passionate about sharing and connecting with each other are all welcome.
Throughout the year, Culture Days will be presenting learning opportunities for the network and talking about a wide range of timely topics, including: partnerships, inclusive engagement, youth empowerment, sustainable futures and more. And this event will be a good opportunity to:
1. Connect people with a wide range of interests, backgrounds and experiences;
2. Increase Sense of belonging and responsibility to our communities;
3. Promote multiculturalism, better understanding for groups and individuals with variation in race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, language, religion, geographical area and more;
4. Share knowledge and develop grassroots creativity and leadership skills;
5. Celebrate diversity, the various cultures, traditions, heritages, and customs of Canada and the world;
6. Appreciate, respect and embrace cultural diversity, foster harmony and promote sustainable development, and build bridges for a Harmonious World;
7. Appreciate the community cultural contributors and volunteers who are delegated in community capacity building.
Community gathering, award presenting, gift books, delicious BBQ, cultural performances, lucky draws... Be there or be square!
Please note: WS Immigrant and Multicultural Services Society reserves the right to use the submitted creative writings, photos and videos for publication purpose; and reserves the right to edit them to match the theme. The copyrights of the original creative works are still belonging to the authors, writers, video makers and translators if applicable.
Sincere thanks to:
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I hereby give my consent to WS Immigrant and Multicultural Services Society and its employees to photograph (still and/or moving) while I am working, volunteering or participating in any of their events (in-person or virtual). I understand my name and photograph (still and/or moving) can be used for educational and public relations purposes, at the discretion of WS Immigrant and Multicultural Services Society and and its employees and/or sponsors. This consent includes, but is not limited to: - Permission to interview, film, photograph, or otherwise make a video reproduction of me and/or record my voice; - Permission to use my name; - Permission to use quotes from the above listed media; and - I also understand that physical movement or interactive activities may take place during virtual events. I understand to participate based on my own physical ability. I fully release WSIMS and its employees from all liability in connection with my participation.
WS Immigrant and Multicultural Services Society (WSIMS) is an incorporated non-profit organization and a volunteer-based group. Over the decades it has been providing immigrant and refugee settlement services as well as intercultural services including free language and computer training, free support for seniors, women, children, youth, Indigenous people, people with disabilities, vulnerable people and other groups experiencing marginality. We also have been planning, organizing and hosting hundreds and thousands cross-cultural events, workshops, seminars, conferences, book launches, Discover World Culture series and more to create awareness, understanding and appreciation of multiculturalism, to build happier families, healthier communities and to foster intercultural harmony.
WS Immigrant and Multicultural Services Society (WSIMS) est une organisation à but non lucratif constituée en société et un groupe de bénévoles. Au fil des décennies, il a fourni des services d'établissement aux immigrants et aux réfugiés ainsi que des services interculturels, notamment une formation linguistique et informatique gratuite, un soutien gratuit aux personnes âgées, aux femmes, aux enfants, aux jeunes, aux Autochtones, aux personnes handicapées, aux personnes vulnérables et aux autres groupes en situation de marginalité. Nous avons également planifié, organisé et accueilli des centaines et des milliers d'événements interculturels, d'ateliers, de séminaires, de conférences, de lancements de livres, de séries Discover World Culture et plus encore pour créer une prise de conscience, une compréhension et une appréciation du multiculturalisme, pour construire des familles plus heureuses, des communautés plus saines et favoriser l'harmonie interculturelle.
文思移民与多元文化服务协会（WSIMS）作为正式注册的非营利组织和志愿者组织，始终以 “怀大爱、做小事” 为宗旨，秉承 “点燃激情、放飞梦想、感悟人生、分享美丽” 的理念，积极推动民族文化的传承、多元文化的融合及创新，激励人们实现各自的人生梦想。十多年来，一直提供力所能及的移民和难民安顿服务以及跨文化服务，包括免费语言和计算机培训、翻译服务、并为长者、妇女、儿童、青少年、土著人民、残疾人、弱势群体和其他处于边缘地位的群体提供公益服务；策划、组织和举办成百上千的跨文化活动、研讨会、鉴赏会、庆祝会、新书发布会、探索世界文化系列讲座等，以进一步提高对多元文化的认识、理解和欣赏，帮助建立更幸福的家庭、更健康的社区和进一步促进多元文化和谐发展。