5th Annual World Heritage City Celebration
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) – https://app.mobilecause.com/e/pqv8Zg?vid=ba3k0
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: https://globalphiladelphia.org/world-heritage-city-celebration