The 9th Annual Celebrity Dim Sum

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Be prepared for unforgettable event!

The annual Celebrity Dim Sum is heading into its ninth year! The Celebrity Dim Sum is a signature fundraising event for AIDS Vancouver, attracting high-level donors as well as a variety of international and Vancouver celebrities. This fantastic event is emceed every year by CBC Radio’s and The Vancouver Courier’s own Fred Lee and Carmen Ruiz y Laza, host of CarmenTV. This event proves to be a delectable Dim Sum brunch to remember, with all proceeds going towards AIDS Vancouver’s programs and services.The most significant appeal of the Celebrity Dim Sum is the opportunity to meet and network with high profile celebrities with direct ties to Vancouver and AIDS Vancouver.


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Lana Parrilla

Lana Parrilla

Of Italian and Puerto Rican descent, Lana Parrilla spent her childhood in Brooklyn, New York.  At a young age, she made numerous home videos with her family and especially with her aunt, who is a working actress.  Lana’s family supported her natural inclination to perform, however with her determination no one was going to stand in the way of her passion. Parrilla graduated from high school and shortly thereafter moved to Los Angeles to study her craft and began to appear in local theatre productions...Read More





Fiona Forbes

Fiona Forbes

“I feel so lucky to do what I do for a living.” Fiona is best known for her many years on Shaw TV and loves her work: “I get to meet so many interesting people every day and hear their stories. I’ve lost count, but I think I’ve interviewed over 25,000 people over the last 18 years!”...Read More







Diana Bang

Diana Bang

Diana Bang is an actress, voice talent and model. Diana was born in Vancouver, B.C. to Korean immigrant parents. Before she became a professional actor, Diana studied psychology and geography at the University of British Columbia. She is best known for her role as Sook in The Interview, featuring Seth Rogen and James Franco...Read More







Mayor Robertson

Mayor Gregor Robertson 

In November 2014, Gregor Robertson was elected to a third term as Mayor of Vancouver to continue building upon the progress achieved on priorities such as improving public transit, addressing housing affordability, and making Vancouver the greenest city in the world...Read More







Kyle Wellwwod

Kyle Wellwood

Kyle Wellwood was born in Windsor, ON Canada. He has wife Bianca and son Roman. He is Vancouver Canucks alumni member...Read More

NHL Career

Toronto Maple Leafs: 2005-08
Vancouver Canucks: 2008-10
San Jose Sharks: 2010-11
Winnipeg Jets: 2011-13




Carmen Ruiz

Carmen Ruiz y Laza

Carmen Ruiz y Laza, host of CarmenTV, has worked in the film and television industry for more than two decades. Growing up in Spain in her great-uncle’s house, Carmen was surrounded by storytelling, music, philosophy and gourmet cooking. But when she immigrated to Canada at 13, she didn’t speak a word of English, and found herself suddenly unable to communicate well...Read More





This is only the beginning of the list! Please check, the full list of Celebrity Invites!



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September 25, 2017 at 12:00pm - 3pm
Four Seasons Vancouver, 791 W Georgia St, V6C 2T4
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