The popular Banquet of Stories program returns! Join this hybrid in-person and virtual event, with a spotlight on refugee stories.
About this event
Banquet of Stories 2021
Saturday, October 23rd, 2021 (1:15pm – 5:30pm)
Immigration Services Society of British Columbia (2610 Victoria Drive, Vancouver BC)
Banquet of Stories 2021 will feature two in-person sessions, available for $10.00, as well as a free virtual option.
For $10.00, including handling fees, you are entitled to enjoy the in-person experience of this hybrid event.
In-person attendees choose from either Session 1 (1:15 – 3:15pm) or Session 2 (3:30 – 5:30pm). Virtual attendees will have access to the event’s livestream.
In-person attendees are also entitled to a special souvenir program. This program includes access to a free virtual cooking class (courtesy of In My Kitchen and available until Nov 14, 2021), food stories and recommendations from our community, and a chance to win fabulous prizes including a $75 gift certificate to DD MAU. Also included with this ticket is food to sample (COVID-safe packaging) and an optional guided tour of ISSofBC’s beautiful facilities.
1:15PM: Group 1 check-in
2:00PM – 3:15PM: Hear from three of our storytellers (Hassan Al Kantor, Ayesheh Baloch, Hieu Pham-Fraser)
3:15PM: Group 1 exits
3:30PM: Group 2 check-in
3:45PM: Hear from three of our storytellers (Kuol Akuechbeny, Abdul Samim, Shanga Karim)
5:00PM: Closing panel – sustainability and resilience
5:30PM: Event ends and group 2 exits
Please visit this site to purchase your tickets.