Philadelphia World Heritage Week May 26-30, 2020





This year marks Philadelphia’s 5th anniversary as a World Heritage City!

We are celebrating World Heritage Week with five days of virtual festivities, May 26-30. There will be opportunities to win prizes, see virtual performances, and share pictures of your favorite Philly landmarks on social media.

Each day of World Heritage Week will feature one of the World Heritage City Project’s missions.

Tuesday, May 26th

Building World Heritage City Awareness and Ownership

  • Help spread the word about Philly’s World Heritage City designation by placing a World Heritage City seal in the window of your business! Follow GPA’s social media accounts and request your seal on Tuesday, May 26th!

Wednesday, May 27th

Preserving and Celebrating Historical and Cultural Assets

  • Win a free Philadelphia Heritage Map featuring the city’s National Historic Landmarksby posting a picture of your favorite National Historic Landmark on social media using #NHLinPHL on Wednesday, May 27th!

Thursday, May 28th

Extending Philadelphia's Global Reach

  • See a live-streamed musical performance by Philly Jazz legend Sherry Wilson Butler at 12:00 PM!
  • Follow GPA’s social media accounts to learn about our Sustainable Development Goal Campaignand meet the local women working toward Goal #5 Gender Equality on Thursday, May 28th!

Friday, May 28th

Educating Global Kids with Roots

  • Gather the family to watch a live reading of the Philadelphia World Heritage Coloring Book!
    • 12:00 PM: Read in English by Marilyn Russell (98.1 WOGL)
    • 12:30 PM: Read in Spanish by Jennifer Rodríguez (Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce)
    • 1:00 PM: Read in Japanese by Yuka Yokoyama (Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia)
  • Win a Prize: Follow GPA’s social media accounts and request your own copy of the Coloring Book on Friday, May 29th!

Be sure to follow Global Philadelphia Association on social media to participate in all the fun during World Heritage Week!








Global Philadelphia Association


Philadelphia First World Heritage City in US


We would like to thank our 3-Year Investors

Thank you to our World Heritage Week Media Partner

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