VCD is getting the word out!

Vancouver Celebrates Diwali is proud to introduce the core members of our marketing team, including someone who’s been making us look fabulous for years, someone who’s one of the top publicists in Vancouver, and a fresh newcomer that we’re all a-twitter over.

Michelle Beaudry: Graphic Designer

Led by principakl designer Michelle Beaudry,  Beaudry Studio’s team is a consortium of talented individuals with years of experience in print design, web design, art direction, writing, photography and more. By pulling together a unique team of experts we are able to fulfill the needs of all of our clients unique project challenges. Check out her work at

Ellie O’Day: Festival Publicist

Ellie O’Day has worked in music, performing arts and cultural industries for more than 35 years. She was one of North America’s first female DJs in the 70s, as well as a columnist for the Georgia Straight in the 80s. O’Day Productions provides publicity and consulting to the performing arts community, primarily in theatre, music and festivals.

Julia Clissold: Social Media Coordinator

Julia Clissold holds a Bachelor of Communication from Simon Fraser University, and is currently working on the completion of an advanced arts and entertainment management certificate from Capilano University. Julia is the founder of Invasion Media, a local artist management, promotion, and development company.


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Vancouver Celebrates Diwali is grateful to our generous sponsors:
Government Sponsors
  • City of Vancouver
  • Citizenship & Immigration Canada
  • BC Arts Council
  • Canadian Heritage
Media Sponsors
  • Shaw
  • Shaw Multicultural Channel
  • Global BC
  • 24 Hours Vancouver
  • CKNW
  • RJ1200
  • South Asian Woman Magazine
  • Roundhouse Community Centre
  • South Vancouver Neighborhood House
  • Cineplex