2020 – Virtual Fair
IMPORTANT NOTE: If you have not received correspondence from us regarding the fair, please ensure that your email address accepts incoming email. If you applied with a VSB or Delta school email address, please note that those email addresses cannot accept incoming non-VSB email. You can email us at alumni[at]bcheritagefairs[dot]ca to provide an alternate email.
We are so excited about our 2020 Virtual Fair, being planned by the Alumni Councils and BCHFS Board! The fair will be taking place over Zoom on June 27 and 28, with the theme of Community, and will be a mix of student presentations/panels and interactive group activities for participants.
General Registration is now open! If you’d like to attend the fair, please register using this form. Everyone is welcome, but space is limited so please register soon to avoid disappointment. Please complete a registration form for each person attending to help us track numbers.
We are pleased to announce the following confirmed workshops:
Native-land.ca, Indigenous land mapping
Stephanie Halmhofer, Archaeology and Pop Culture
Port Moody Station Museum, Virtual Trench Tour
On This Spot, Blended Photographs Workshop
Bateman Foundation, Nature Drawing Workshop
Laura Saimoto and Dr. Aki Horii, Vancouver Japanese Language School
Alberni Valley Museum, Virtual Tour
Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, Virtual Canning Line Tour
All BC primary and secondary students with projects are invited to participate, including students who may be completing independent projects outside of classroom activities. The deadline for applications is May 8 at 5pm. There is a limit of 300 participants on the conference call line at any one time, so please apply early.
Space for parents, teachers, and community members will be allocated at a later date, once we know how many students want to attend.
How you can participate:
– attend the fair with your project (one or both days)
– have your project featured on the web & through social media
– be adjudicated (if you like, this is not a requirement for participation)
We are grateful to our sponsors for their generous support of our fair:
Know History, a historical services firm in Calgary and Ottawa.
Any print purchases from the On This Spot store that use the code BCHFS2020 will receive 10% off their order and On This Spot will donate $5 per print sold to BC Heritage Fairs Society starting now until the end of June.