2016 Awards Gala & Screening
THE 2016 YOUTH VOICES ON CHINA AWARDS GALA
Saturday, March 19th, 2:30pm – 6:00pm
o Advance tickets only. $8 students age (18 & under with ID) | $15 adults
o Tickets provide access to both the CAAMFest Screening + Reception Festivities.
o Suggested attire: Business Casual / Festive
Join Joan Chen, our Judges and special guests in welcoming our Youth Voices on China Finalists — see the young, emerging media makers’ US-China videos on the big screen as part of the prestigious CAAMFest film festival.
Our $30,000 Youth Voices on China online video contest is the 1990 Institute’s signature education initiative to foster better global awareness among young Americans and to inspire them to start thinking about the importance of U.S.-China relations to their future.
Our Awards Bash is a fun a family affair and highlights include:
GALA SCREENING & AWARDS
NEW RECEPTION PANEL:
Geared for students, you’ll get a feel for their U.S-China work, plus hear video production tips, learn how to win Youth Voices next year and more! More details here.
|SPECIAL RECEPTION PERFORMANCE:
Ming-An 明安 Fasquelle (her name means Enlightenment and Peace） will perform a special version of Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World.”
A Youth Voices 2016 finalist, she is a 13 year-old French American-Chinese who was born in Paris, France and raised in Beijing for the first decade of her life. Ming-An is a seventh grader at the International School of Los Angeles and enjoys following her dream of making a difference through her acting and singing/songwriting.
A member of SAG-AFTRA and Actors Equity Association, Ming-An’s credits include singing on China national television on one of the world’s most watched shows, performing as the Mandarin singer in Coca Cola’s Its Beautiful 2014 Superbowl Campaign, a film credit in The Penguins of Madagascar, and being a featured singer at Apollo Theater in Harlem.
Advance tickets only:
$8 students age (18 & under with ID) | $15 adults