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Call for nominations for 2018 Pan Asian Arts & Culture Recognition Award

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Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society is now accepting nominations for their annual Pan Asian Recognition Awards.

Pan Asian Recognition Awards:

The Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society’s annual Recognition Awards will recognize three individuals or community organizations from the diverse Pan Asian communities that contribute to the rich arts and culture we are privileged to enjoy. Honourees will be recognized at an Awards Ceremony at the explorASIAN Festival Gala event on June 2nd, 2018.

Purpose of the Awards:

The purpose of the awards is to: recognize and thank those individuals or organizations that have significantly contributed to the broader exposure of Pan Asian arts and culture in our community; celebrate cross-culture exchange; and, highlight those that may otherwise go unnoticed.

Award Selection Criteria:

Honourees for the Pan Asian Recognition Awards will be selected for

  • Achievement or contributions to Pan Asian arts and/or culture;
  • Leadership or support for Pan Asian arts and/or culture;
  • Significant contribution to cross-cultural or multicultural exchange of Pan Asian arts and/or culture; and,
  • Enhancement of multicultural identity or experience through cultural or artistic expression.

Selection Process:
You can nominate more than one individual or organization

  • An independent selection committee will choose this year’s honourees
  • Call for nominations will close on April 15th, 2018
  • Honourees will be announced on May 1st, 2018



Submission deadline is April 15th 2018.  We look forward to receiving your nominations!