Vancouver Speech Arts + Drama Festival

The annual 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 2020 festival will be held:

April 20 – May 1, 2020
St. James Community Square
3214 West 10th Ave, Vancouver, BC.

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

We look forward to seeing you there!


2020 Festival Sponsors


We acknowledge the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia.

VAYA Youth Arts Society (fka Kiwanis Fraser Valley Music Festival Society) is a charitable organization. All donations are deductible under the Income Tax Act.For more information please call the Festival Office toll free at 778-868-0426.