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Submit Your Nominees for our Recognition Awards!

Every year, VAHMS honours three individuals, community organizations, or educational institutions representing Pan-Asian communities that have made significant contributions to VAHMS’ vision of fostering, promoting and celebrating the arts and cultural diversity that Asian-Canadian communities bring to Canadian society and we need your help! If you know of an individual, community organization, or education institution that deserves recognition, we want to hear from you! You can submit your nominations by clicking through the link below.

Last year we recognized three amazing individuals: Sima Ghaffarzadeh, the Co-founder, Director, and Editor-in-Chief of Hamyaari Media, a bi-weekly magazine, which has been serving BC’s Farsi speaking community since 2016; Yayoi Hirano, founder of Yayoi Theatre Movement Society; and Margaret Gallagher host of CBC Radio programs such as Hot AirThe Early Edition, and Canada Live