About the Vancouver Speech Arts and Drama Festival

The Vancouver Speech Arts and Drama Festival (formerly known as the Kiwanis Fraser Valley Speech Arts and Drama Festival), moved to Vancouver in 2016 to better serve its participants. The festival will be held at the St, James Community Square April 8-13, 2019.

Objectives of the Festival

  • to support and foster speech arts, drama and creative writing students through bursaries and scholarships
  • to give participants the benefit of expert criticism from unbiased adjudicators
  • to help participants acquire self-confidence by performing before an audience