Main Event

City of Vancouver – Free Event!

World Refugee Day Vancouver 2012
WHERE: Vancouver Public Library - on the concourse of the Main Branch of the Vancouver Public Library
              located at 350 West Georgia Street

WHEN: On June 20, 2012 from 11am to 4pm.

WHO: Join us for a variety of activities, displays and special presentations to recognize World Refugee Day 2012.

WHAT: A public education event for the public to highlight the situation of Refugees internationally and locally.
    V.P.L. - Promenade:
  • 11:00am – 4:00pm: Refugee Services Information Fair
    V.P.L. - Alice McKay Room:
  • 1:00pm: Opening Ceremony and Proclamation
  • 1:20pm: Unveiling of Refugee House Centre: A New Model
  • 1:50pm: Music performed by refugee musicians
  • 2:00pm: Refugees in Conversation – Interactive drama
  • 2:50pm: Screening of Documentaries from Amnesty International
  • 3:40pm: Closing Ceremony

Event committee members:
- Vancouver Public Library
- Settlement Orientation Services
- Rainbow Refugee Canada
- Amnesty International

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