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A message from the Global Philadelphia Association         September 28 to October 4, 2015                   
For sponsorship opportunities for a global event or the Closing Ceremony contact Dana Wiley

Water Resource Management
Monday, September 28, 2015 - Wednesday, September 30, 2015 
Advocacy, Education 

International Crimes Issues
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - Saturday, October 3, 2015 
Advocacy, Education

Words Adorned: On Andalusian Poetry
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Arts, Education, Heritage 

Block Party with Open Source artists Keir Johnston & Belize native Ernel Martinez
Saturday, October 3, 2015 
Arts, Advocacy, Cuisine

The Importance of International Relations in Philadelphia - An evening with the Honorary Swiss Consul Christine Pfister.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 
Commerce, Education 

CDI - First Thursday
Thursday, October 1, 2015 

Open Source: Engaging Audiences in Public Space
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - Saturday, October 31, 2015 

Ciao Philadelphia! Italian Heritage Month
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - Saturday, October 31, 2015
Arts, Commerce, Cuisine
Caribbean Cuisine Week Preview
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - Saturday, October 31, 2015 
Cuisine, Heritage 

Keystone State Boychoir hosts Sølvguttene (The Boys of Silver"") Boys’ Choir from Norway
Thursday, October 1, 2015 
Arts, Education

La Traviata
Friday, October 2, 2015 - Saturday, October 10, 2015 

Art Opening and Exhibit of international photographs by Rick Latham
Friday, October 2, 2015 - Sunday, November 1, 2015 

Philly Freedom 5K Run
Saturday, October 3, 2015 
Heritage, Sports.

Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture: Embracing Our Community With Arab Arts Event
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Arts, Heritage

Curtis Institute of Music presents La bohème by Giacomo Puccini
Saturday, October 3, 2015 - Sunday, October 4, 2015 

*Please contact Dana Wiley if your event information has changed and requires updating on our website and related materials e.g., date and time.
This month-long series of more than 30 open-to-the-public events will highlight the contributions of Italian Americans to the Greater Philadelphia region and, indeed, the world. 
A month-long preview of Caribbean Cuisine Week at 3 restaurants during October. The restaurants will serve one or two Caribbean themed specials in the month of October. Participating restaurants include Mixto, 48th Street Grille, and REEF.
Pack your picnic baskets and blankets for a FREE, big-screen broadcast of Verdi’s classic romance, La traviata, in the shadow of Independence Hall. Pre-show activities include a photo booth and behind-the-scenes videos!

Saturday, October 3, 2015. The event is free but registration isrequired
Family Friendly Events

Keystone State Boychoir hosts Sølvguttene (The Boys of Silver") Boys’ Choir
Thursday, October 1, 2015

Open Source: Engaging Audiences in Public Space
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - Saturday, October 31, 2015 

Curtis Opera Theatre presents La Bohème
Saturday, October 3, 2015 - Sunday, October 4, 2015

Embracing Out Community with Arts Event
Saturday, October 3, 2015

"PHL on the Road to Paris” Reception
Tuesday, October 13, 2015

HIAS Pennsylvania's 2015 Annual Meeting: Reunion
Wednesday, October 14, 2015

2015 Philadelphia Lantern Slide Salon
Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 17, 2015

Curtis Institute of Music presents La bohème by Giacomo Puccini
Saturday, October 3, 2015  - Sunday, October 4, 2015 

Celebrate Peace for UN70 – Join us as we Play and Pray for Peace Together
Saturday, October 24, 2015

Boo at the Zoo
Saturday, October 24, 2015 - Sunday, October 25, 2015 

France Nation Day
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 

Portes Ouvertes at the French International School of Philadelphia
Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Moonviewing Saturday
Saturday, October 31, 2015 

Mexican Nation Day - Day of the Dead
Saturday, October 31, 2015

Muge Lithuania Fair
Saturday, November 7, 2015 - Sunday, November 8, 2015 

The Art of Steel
Saturday, November 7, 2015

Saturday, November 7, 2015 

Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano
Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Hildegard von Bingen: Bambina Mistica- Child Mystic Cantata - American premiere
Sunday, November 8, 2015

2015 Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - Sunday, November 22, 2015 

Michelangelo Quartet
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Category Highlight
Philadelphia is home to a burgeoning population of millennials who, combined, create a blossoming and collaborative start up environment. With a myriad of networking events, GlobalPhilly 2015 has you covered with business opportunities.
Christine Pfister
GPA Major Supporter
The Wistar Institute
The Wistar Institute is an international leader in biomedical research with special expertise in cancer research and vaccine development. Founded in 1892 as the first independent nonprofit biomedical research institute in the country, Wistar has long held the prestigious Cancer Center designation from the National Cancer Institute.

Read more about The Wistar Institute here
The World Meeting Families started this Tuesday in Philadelphia and we here at the Global Philadelphia Association would like to congratulate all the organizers who worked so hard to make the world’s largest Catholic gathering of families a success.

Visit the official website for more info 
Verbum Domini II

Verbum Domini II: God’s Word Goes Out to the Nations will be on display at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Monday, September 21 – September 26, 2015 as a special exhibit celebrating the World Meeting of Families Congress and the visit of Pope Francis to the United States.

Read more here 
GlobalPhilly 2015 Passport

You can pick up your very own GlobalPhilly 2015 Passport at the following locations.
  • University City Science Center
  • City Hall Visitor's Office
  • E-Moderne Gallery
  • Reading Terminal Market
  • Mayor's Office of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs
  • WHYY
  • Penn Museum
  • Alliance Française de Philadelphie
  • Independence Charter School 
  • National Constitution Center 
  • Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
  • Shofuso Japanese House and Gardens
  • Foreign Policy Research Institute
  • Chamounix Mansion
  • The Bazemore Gallery
  • Select Greater Philadelphia
  • Al Dia Newsmedia
  • Eisenhower Fellowships
  • E Moderne Gallery
  • Philadelphia Zoo 
  • Temple Fox School of Business 
  • Temple School of International Affairs 
To view the passport online click here.
Passport Corrections
Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival 2015
Presenter: Philadelphia Asian American Film & Filmmakers
Date: 11/12/2015 to 11/22/205
Location: Various
Cost: All Access Badge $150, General Admission $8, Students/Seniors $6
Open to Public
Special instructions: Visit for full schedule.

Founded in 2008, PAAFF has become the East Coast's premier showcase of cinema by and about Asian Americans. Our eighth annual festival promises to be our most successful yet! 11 days across multiple locations in Philadelphia, PAAFF 2015  is expected to feature approximately 20 film screenings, speaker panels, cooking demonstrations, musical performances, and special events. Many of these events are highlighted by guest appearances from today's most popular Asian American filmmakers, actors and directors. 
Thank You 

For being a proud sponsor of GlobalPhilly 2015

We want to thank our generous sponsors for making this event possible and for showing their commitment to our Global communities! 






Learn more about our sponsors here

And thank you to our media partners for communicating our message to our global city!


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