INTERNeX Canada: What to do on the weekend!

Last weekend of August guys !! Let´s enjoy it !!

This weekend we found a few nice things to do around Vancouver.

On Friday Night, we go to Richmond Nightmarket !!

The price for the entrance is $2, but it’s a huge nightmarket full of cheap food stands and nice crazy things to buy !

And of course, this will be a nice moment to meet new awesome INTERNeX people !!

For those who would like to go another day, the Nightmarket opens on Friday and Saturday from 7pm to 12 am, and on sundays and holidays form 6pm to 11pm. To arrive there you just have to take the Canada line and stop in the Bridgeport Skytrain Station!!

  • Meeting Point : Waterfront Skytrain Station
  • When: 7:00 p.m.

Hope to see you there guys ! I know mist of you want a relaxing Friday Night and this is the best opportunity to have it !!

If you don’t like the idea of the nightmarket, on Saturday 31st and Sunday  1st,  Gastown Restaurants will compete in a two-day cookout festival of BBQ and Chili competition, with live music, street entertainment and more events.
This two-day festival will take place on Carrall Street (between Cordova Street and Water Street) with BBQs, picnic tables, live music stage, patios, and lots of people for fun in the sun.

Each of the participating restaurants in the festival will prepare both a BBQ item and Chili,  on both Saturday and Sunday.

Celebrity judges  and the general public will vote for their favourite recipes, and the celebration will finish on Sunday with the  deliver of the  awards. You can check the schedule below:

Events Schedule

Saturday, August 31

9:00am-12:00pm                     Competitor BBQ and Food Station Set Up

1:00pm-7:00pm                       Food Stations Open/Close

1:00pm-7:00pm                       Voting

1:00pm-7:00pm                       Live Music

3:00pm                                     Franks Red Hot Sauce Wing Eating Competition

Sunday, September 1

9:00am-12:00pm                     Competitor BBQ and Food Station Set Up

1:00pm-7:00pm                       Food Stations Open/Close

1:00pm-6:00pm                       Voting

1:00pm-8:00pm                       Live Music

4:00pm-5:00pm                       Judges Tasting

7:30pm                                     Awards Presentations



INTERNeX International Exchange
International Village,
Suite 2077, 2079 – 88 West Pender Street
Vancouver, Canada -V6B 9N9-

Vote for INTERNeX! Last chance; deadline is TOMORROW!

Following our success of being shortlisted last year, INTERNeX is again asking for your vote for Language Travel Magazine Star Awards for Star Work Experience Provider! The LTM Star Awards recognize organizations that demonstrate excellence in the international education industry.  The awards are unique peer-voted awards for international education organizations. 

Last year INTERNeX was sortlisted as the Star Work Experience Provider at the LTM Awards in London, however at the end of the day 2010 was not our year to win. This year we would greatly appreciate your support by voting for us! Voting is very simple; just click here to go to the voting page. Enter your contact details and fill out the nomination form at the bottom of the page and click send! 

As our partner, this award will also serve you in your marketing efforts as we would be recognized as a world leader in our industry, validating our years of efforts and market innovation with you. If you have already voted for us, thank you for your support. We really appreciate it! 

Thank you,

The INTERNeX International Exchange Team

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200-211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149

Science World After Dark!

Too busy being a grown-up during the day to come play at Science World? In between work and internships it can be hard to find something fun to do! Well not this Friday! Head over to Science world for their spectacular after dark event!
This month they’re going old-school to bring you some favourite retro activities.

  • Show off your retro-videogaming skills in the Science Theatre. Choose games from N64 and Dream Cast or the ever popular Pac-Man.
  • Velcro suit up and fling yourself against a giant Velcro wall.
  • Challenge other guests to Extreme Twister – the game floor will be literally twisting on the spinning platform in the Eureka! Gallery.

Between games, adventure through our galleries, all of which will be open for the evening!

Prizes will be awarded to guests dressed in the best retro costumes circa 1970s’ and 80s’ in both individual and team categories. So strap on your bellbottoms and get ready to play! Beer and wine will be sold.

Where: TELUS World of Science (all galleries will be open)
When: July 16
Time: 7-10 pm
Cost: $19.75

Advance tickets now available! Tickets can also be purchased at the door.

Star Wars: In Concert coming to Canada!

5 years after the final episode, Star Wars is back!! Fans of the Star Wars movies can enjoy the music during Star Wars: In Concert. The tour, which started in October 2009, is finally coming to Canada! The Canadian Tour will start tonight at the General Motors Place in Vancouver and will go to places such as Edmonton, Calgary and London(ONT)!

Star Wars: In Concert is a unique event that combines John William’s unforgettable music, performed by a live symphony orchestra and chorus, with specially edited footage for all six Star Wars Films.  Actor Anthony Daniels, for the Star Wars fans better know as C-3PO, will introduce each segment of the two-hour show, guiding you through the Star Wars story in a fresh an exciting way. John William, the creator of the Star Wars music, won the best-original- score at the 1978 Academy Awards. He was also nominated for the same award for The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983).
“ We’ve taken the key themes from the music and cut together all the images that fit with each theme, so you can really get a sense of how the music played into the images,” said George Lucas, creator of the Star Wars Saga. “
Besides the concert, you can also enjoy an exclusive exhibit of Star Wars costumes, props, artifacts, production artworks and specially created behing-the-scenes videos from the LucasFilm Archives. Many of these pieces are leaving Skywalker Ranch for the first time. The exhibit features many classic fan favorit artifacts, as well as several new, never before seen items, such as:
–          Full costumes for Jedi Masters Kit Fisto and Plo Koon
–          Never before seen props from the films, including blasters and helmets from Coruscant, Tatooine and other iconic Star Wars locations.
The show tours throughout Canada, to see show dates and locations, click here.
Tickets are still available, simply click here and start your journey!

– Manouk