GLOBAL NEWS FROM PHL

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Consult the pages below for news about international affairs in the region and the activities of the organizations, businesses, people, and communities that contribute to the global character of Philadelphia.  

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With the celebration of World Heritage Day at the Philadelphia Zoo approaching on May 24th, we should remember how much our zoo reaches outside of Philadelphia.
May 23, 2018
Six first generation Philadelphia-Americans share their experiences regarding living in Philadelphia, and assimilating into a new country and culture. Article originally written by CityWide Stories.
May 15, 2018
Philadelphia is a diverse city full of many different cultures that continually grow larger. Among them is the distinct culture of Belgium through immigrants from Flanders. To help with the growing Flemish population in Philadelphia, Daisy van den Hooff-Mertens has opened a branch of Flemish in the World in the city and helps new immigrants adjust to life in the States. What is Flemish in the World?
May 2, 2018
Written by Will Becker on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association
May 1, 2018
Written by Jessica Sklar on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association
May 1, 2018
Article written by Graziella DiNuzzo, Director of Communications and Development, World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia Kaushik “Kosh” Daphtary received a letter inviting him to attend an event at the Delaware River Port Authority in Camden, NJ.  That event was the announcement of the formation of the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia - the year was 2002.
April 18, 2018
David S. Traub has continued his search for the hidden gems of Philadelphia in his newest installation of book of photographs called "Discovering Philadelphia: Places Little Known".
April 17, 2018
Written by Erin Yoder on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association Situated in the middle of Fairmount Park is a small building with foreign architecture with well groomed gardens surrounding it. While many passersby may overlook it, Shofuso is the centerpiece to a blooming relationship between Philadelphia and Japan.
April 2, 2018
Regardless of what the current weather is like, it's technically spring. Which means it's time to see the cherry blossoms.
March 28, 2018