Take in a world music concert or attend an ethnic festival. 

Participate in a conference or symposium on an international topic at one of the 
region's distinguished colleges and universities. or research institutes.  

Attend a public reception for visitors from another country or a talk by a senior foreign policy official
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Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Our 5th Annual Caribbean Day brings together city, state and community leaders at the historic Reading Terminal Market, which drives thousands of tourist and locals daily.

Join us from 10:00am with officials and dignitaries, tourism officials from Philadelphia and the Caribbean. We parade around the market and stop at center court for Caribbean Performances. Then, join us in the kitchen for food demos, as Caribbean merchandizing surrounds the market. We end with a few Caribbean Film Shorts.

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 10:30am - 11:30pm

Members of the local new music community, plus Relâche personalities past and present, come together for a panel discussion about new music in Philadelphia. In addition, Relâche performs works-in-progress by its three young composers-in-residence, Mike Stambaugh, Josh Hey, and Erica Ball. The program is co-sponsored by American Composers Forum, Philadelphia Chapter.

Celebrate 40 Years of New Music with Relâche

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Enjoy music commissioned by Relâche in its earlier years, as well as the world premiere of composer Kile Smith's Adieu, Adieu in memory of composer Romulus Franceschini, an early advocate for the ensemble. This commission is supported by the Musical Fund Society. Other compositions by accordionist Guy Klusevcek , who also performs, as well as Mary Ellen Childs, Joe Kasinskas, Bill Duckworth, Fred Ho, Paul A. Epstein, and Evan Solot.

Celebrate 40 Years of New Music with Relâche

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Founded in 1978, Relâche, a new music ensemble with an international reputation as a leader in commissioning and performing the innovative music of our time, continues its ensemble-in-residence season at the Penn Museum with a weekend-long celebration. Relâche melds Western classical traditions with jazz, rock, electronica, world music, and more.