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13495013_1044447065632044_1493892528568573001_nOFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: The ANCA World Autism Festival (which includes the International AWARDS – INAP; the World Trade Show and the International Film Festival) will be expanding to three world regional events for 2017: March 31-April 2 #Region one – Covina – California, USA, the Americas, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean; TBA April 7-9 OR April 14-16 #Region 2 Asia Pacific, SE Asia; April 21 – 23 #Region 3 – Alanya, Turkey, Africa, Middle east, East and Western Europe etc… – These three regions will cover the geographic world. Three countries and cities for 2017 will be announced this year by the International Committee of the AWAF. The theme for 2017 Regional and International World Autism Festival is “CULTURAL CONVERGENCE”.

Covina, California, USA

Covina Cal USA regional banner


Asia TBA – official poster coming

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Alanya, Turkey – official poster coming

Alanya, Turkey 2017


Vancouver, BC, Canada: International annual event combining all regions Sept 29-Oct 4, 2017

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Final poster and magaznie cover


Announcing ANCA Chapters in Canada and around the world….

How YOU can be involved: Stay tuned to this page as we update with our Mission Statement, History and Membership Opportunities

We currently outreach to over 30 countries in the world and after our 3rd international SUMMIT this year at the AWAF Convention we will establish the Official Chapters in each Region for each Country in that region – starting with Countries and our leadership in the following three regions: SE Asia, Asia Pacific and the Pacific Islands; North America, South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean; Ireland, UK, Europe, Eastern Europe, Africa, The Middle East, Turkey, Russia.

Announcing 14 ANCA Ambassadors representing the following Countries: (2016 Ambassadors announced at the 7th annual event will be added by end October 2016 identifying Ambassadors for each Region)

  • 2016 ANCA World Ambassadors 2016 ANCA World Ambassadors Philippines - Vico Cham
  • 2016 ANCA World Ambassadors 2016 ANCA World Ambassadors Canada - Joshua Cochrane
  • 2016 ANCA World Ambassadors 2016 ANCA World Ambassadors Ukraine - Inna Sergiyenko
  • 2016 ANCA World Ambassadors 2016 ANCA World Ambassadors Turkey - Erdal Ates
  • 2016 ANCA World Ambassadors 2016 ANCA World Ambassadors USA - Paul R. Dierks


 

NEWS UPDATE FYI:  CALLS for the following below, will have their own page tab and information application forms and criteria to apply – check back on November 1, 2016.

1. CALL for 2017 INAP AWARDS NOMINATIONS. The categories are: Visual Arts (youth and adults categories), Literary Arts (youth and adults categories), Performing Arts (youth and adults categories); Entrepreneur, Excellence in Sports, Excellence in Technology; Community Leadership Organisation, Community Achievement, Community Mentor.

Note: Nominations are not specific to autistic people, when nominating, view the categories in the nominations forms to learn which categories are for autistic people and which are for mainstream.  Nominations may be made by friends, family, individuals, agencies, organisations, institutions etc….

 

 

2015 award prototype2016 2nd 3rd place awards

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2. CALL for 2017 PROPOSALS AWAF logofor the FESTIVAL: a) Workshop presentations, b) SHOWCASE platform, c) Performance, d) Exhibits, e) Vendor tables.  HAVE YOU BOOKED YOUR TABLE YET?

 

  • 2016 PR Launch 2016 PR Launch ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 7th annual event PR launch Photos by farawayland.ca Hair & make up by Blanche Macdonald Center Location sponsor Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville
  • 2016 PR Launch 2016 PR Launch ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 7th annual event PR launch Photos by farawayland.ca Hair & make up by Blanche Macdonald Center Location sponsor Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville
  • 2016 PR Launch 2016 PR Launch ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 7th annual event PR launch Photos by farawayland.ca Hair & make up by Blanche Macdonald Center Location sponsor Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville
  • 2016 PR Launch 2016 PR Launch ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 7th annual event PR launch Photos by farawayland.ca Hair & make up by Blanche Macdonald Center Location sponsor Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville
  • 2016 PR Launch 2016 PR Launch ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 7th annual event PR launch Photos by farawayland.ca Hair & make up by Blanche Macdonald Center Location sponsor Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville
  • 2016 PR Launch 2016 PR Launch ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 7th annual event PR launch Photos by farawayland.ca Hair & make up by Blanche Macdonald Center Location sponsor Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville
  • 2016 PR Launch 2016 PR Launch ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 7th annual event PR launch Photos by farawayland.ca Hair & make up by Blanche Macdonald Center Location sponsor Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville
  • 2016 PR Launch 2016 PR Launch ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 7th annual event PR launch Photos by farawayland.ca Hair & make up by Blanche Macdonald Center Location sponsor Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville
  • 2016 PR Launch 2016 PR Launch ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 7th annual event PR launch Photos by farawayland.ca Hair & make up by Blanche Macdonald Center Location sponsor Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville
  • 2016 PR Launch 2016 PR Launch ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 7th annual event PR launch Photos by farawayland.ca Hair & make up by Blanche Macdonald Center Location sponsor Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville
  • 2016 PR Launch 2016 PR Launch ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 7th annual event PR launch Photos by farawayland.ca Hair & make up by Blanche Macdonald Center Location sponsor Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville
  • 2016 PR Launch 2016 PR Launch ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 7th annual event PR launch Photos by farawayland.ca Hair & make up by Blanche Macdonald Center Location sponsor Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville
  • 2016 PR Launch 2016 PR Launch ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 7th annual event PR launch Photos by farawayland.ca Hair & make up by Blanche Macdonald Center Location sponsor Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville
  • 2016 PR Launch 2016 PR Launch ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 7th annual event PR launch Photos by farawayland.ca Hair & make up by Blanche Macdonald Center Location sponsor Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville
  • 2016 PR Launch 2016 PR Launch ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 7th annual event PR launch Photos by farawayland.ca Hair & make up by Blanche Macdonald Center Location sponsor Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville
  • 2016 PR Launch 2016 PR Launch ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 7th annual event PR launch Photos by farawayland.ca Hair & make up by Blanche Macdonald Center Location sponsor Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville
  • 2016 PR Launch 2016 PR Launch ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 7th annual event PR launch Photos by farawayland.ca Hair & make up by Blanche Macdonald Center Location sponsor Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville
  • 2016 PR Launch 2016 PR Launch ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 7th annual event PR launch Photos by farawayland.ca Hair & make up by Blanche Macdonald Center Location sponsor Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville
  • 2016 PR Launch 2016 PR Launch ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 7th annual event PR launch Photos by farawayland.ca Hair & make up by Blanche Macdonald Center Location sponsor Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville


 

coast reporter magazine 2013

An article about Visionary Leonora Gregory-Collura when interviewed by the Editor of Coast Reporter magazine in 2013 when she brought the ANCA World Autism Festival to the Sunshine Coast B.C., Canada 

PM of CAD letter Spring Issue magazine 2015

A letter to the AWAF event held in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 2014 by the Prime Minister of Canada

 

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