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CAAMFest_videogramjpgTHE 2016 YOUTH VOICES ON CHINA AWARDS GALA

Saturday, March 19th, 2:30pm – 6:00pm

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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

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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:

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joanchen_juryGALA SCREENING & AWARDS
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm  

  • See our Finalists  videos,  “Videograms to the White House”  debut at CAAMFEST
  • Awards Ceremony with Joan Chen, Judges  & guests
    Find out who are our national middle school, high school and college winners, plus special awards winnersll

at New People Cinema
1746 Post Street, San Francisco  | Parking

 

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4:15 pm – 6:00 pm
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Join us for some delectable Hawaiian food, mingling & autograph-signing, plus:

  • Opening performance by 13-year old singer Ming-An Fasquelle
  • Special Video & Social Media panel presentation where experts talk about their work with Jeremy Lin, the White House Tencent, and the Olympics. (details below)
  • More Awards & Assemblymember David Chiu

PainaLoungeat Pa’Ina Restaurant & Lounge
1865 Post St, San Francisco  (half block from New People Cinema) | Parking

 

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PSun2016-03-17_11-15-22NEW RECEPTION PANEL:
THE POWER OF VIDEO & SOCIAL MEDIA

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During our reception, join us for a fireside chat with 3 experts — Jeremy Lin’s Business Manager, PATRICIA SUN, with two of our judges, the digital media couple Edward Lee & Jan Lin — who will talk about how important video and social media strategies are key to their success in their work for:

  • Jeremy Lin
  • The White House
  • The Olympics & Tencent

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.

 

MinganProgramHeader_color 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

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