5th Annual World Heritage City Celebration

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September 10, 2020 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm


Event name: Global Philadelphia Association’s 5th Annual World Heritage City Celebration

Date: Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020

Time: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Event location: Virtual (Vimeo) –


Event Description: Global Philadelphia Assocation’s 5th annual World Heritage City Celebration, taking place virtually on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 6 p.m., will commemorate five years of Philadelphia’s World Heritage City project, which highlights the global heritage and impact of the region. The event will also give a special tribute to honoree Yannick Nézet-Séguin, a native of Canada and music director of The Philadelphia Orchestra.

The event will be free to watch on Vimeo beginning at 6 p.m. on Sept. 10. Among those scheduled to appear and/or perform are Philadelphia’s own Kevin and Michael Bacon, together known as the Bacon Brothers band; internationally renowned classical pianist Lang Lang; the inaugural U.S. Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman; Philadelphia native and Grammy Award-winning, soul-jazz and hip-hop/funk innovator Jeff Bradshaw; Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney; National LGBT Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President Jonathan Lovitz; Stephen Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Global Affairs Canada; Nadine Girault, Quebec Minister of International Relations; Lee Minaidis, Acting Secretary General, Organization of World Heritage Cities; and more.


More information on the event can be found on Global Philadelphia’s website:

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