Maria is actively involved in Vancouver’s community as a bilingual emcee for cultural, government, corporate, and charity events.
Canucks Lunar New Year Game 2019
In February 2019, Maria co-hosted the Vancouver Canucks vs San Jose Sharks Lunar New Year Game at Rogers Arena.
ASPAC Lunar New Year Celebration 2019
In February 2019, Maria hosted the ASPAC Lunar New Year Celebration at River Green Community. Proceeds from the community celebration went to the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.
Kimberlite Diamond Canada Show 2018
In July 2018, Maria hosted the Kimberlite Diamond Canada Show. Kimberlite Diamond, China’s first diamond-based retailing jewellery company, held this show to celebrate the launch of their first North America flagship store.
Golden Panda International Film Festival 2013 – 2017
From 2013-2017, Maria has hosted the annual Golden Panda International Film Festival. Every year, the film festival has had films from more than 80 countries participate, with an awards ceremony taking place in Vancouver.