Tilburg-based Sandra Pham in race for Young Impact Award

Tilburg-based creator Sandra Pham (23) has a chance to win a Young Impact Award in the Diversity category! In her first solo theater performance 'Binnenvetter', she talks about her Vietnamese-Dutch background, anti-Asian racism and what it's like to put yourself away, lose and reinvent yourself. She tells this story through spoken word, music and theater.

In her performance, several themes are addressed; such as growing up between two cultures, experiencing racism, bullying, love and following your dreams. With her performance, she hopes to be an example for other Asian-Dutch youth, as she herself experienced a lack of representation in this area.


In Tilburg, Sandra finds the cultural environment to be able to develop herself and tell her story: "I experience the cultural scene in Tilburg as a place where a lot is possible. I am convinced that there are many accessible places where you can undertake something or develop yourself. As a creator, I have had many opportunities here. I was able to perform at The Stage in De Nieuwe Vorst, the OnTrack Festival in the Hall of Fame and the Koepelhal and the Cape Town Festival. I experience Tilburg as a small, creative bubble where you always meet familiar faces, and that you also see each other grow in that respect!"

Young Impact Awards

For her theater performance "Binnenvetter" Sandra has been nominated for a Young Impact Award in the Diversity category! By winning this award, Sandra is willing to take the next step in her career. The award ceremony will take place on November 2, 2023 at the Q-Factory in Amsterdam. Many prominent figures from non-profit organizations, education and business will be present to help the nominees' initiatives grow.

And the most important news is: you can still vote for Sandra until Oct. 27! Make your voice heard at www.youngimpact.nl/stemmen and also follow Sandra and her projects on Instagram and website!

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