GLOBAL NEWS FROM PHL

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The 4th Philadelphia World Heritage City Quarterly Report is available! Click here to read about the new actions that are being taken in each of the seven sectors of the Philadelphia World Heritage Strategic Plan. Have you missed the previous reports? Please see below:
July 31, 2017
Global Philadelphia Association congratulates its board member Honorary Consul Krista Butvydas Bard with her new credentials for the position of Honorary Consul General, presented by Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius. Krista has been Honorary Consul of Lithuania to Philadelphia for 7 years.
July 27, 2017
July 18, 2017, Zabeth Teelucksingh was invited on the radio show In The Know With David Oh. The Councilman asked Zabeth about her background, about Global Philadelphia's mission and the upcoming GlobalPhilly 2017 expo. Click on the link below to listen to the podcast (GPA's interview starts at 46:50).
July 24, 2017
Article by Paul Steinke & John F. Smith III (July 4, 2017). Retrieved from Philly.com
July 7, 2017
Article by Daniel L. Dreisbach (July 3, 2017). Retrieved from Philly.com.
July 7, 2017
Article by Melissa Stevens, World Heritage Coordinator.
July 7, 2017
Article by Jeff Blumenthal (July 5, 2017). Retrieved from the Philadelphia Business Journal.
July 6, 2017
Aricle by Eric Petersen, GPA Ambassador
July 6, 2017
Article by Linda Loyd (June 29, 2017). Retrieved from philly.com.
July 6, 2017
Article by Will Becker. In late May, Philadelphia became home to Martin Puryear’s largest work to date, Big Bling. Martin Puryear, an American sculptor known for his devotion to traditional methods, typically creates handmade artworks using processes derived from carpentry, boat building, and other trades of stylistic dignity and craftsmanship. Wood – his signature material – is employed in Big Bling to anchor the physicality of the tremendous sculpture.
July 6, 2017