Celebrate Peace for UN70 – Join us as we Play and Pray for Peace Together

Date: 
Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 1:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: 
Kimmel Center for Performing Arts, Philadelphia
United States

Celebrate Peace for UN70 in Philadelphia is hosted by Harmony For Peace Foundation. The United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia will collaborate as the project partner, with many key organizations from the area joining in the event. The project welcomes support and sponsorship from corporations and individuals.


This event will feature a matinee concert, celebrating the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, inviting world-renowned conductor Johan de Meij (Composer of “Lord of Rings”) and orchestra, along with guest performers from Japan and the Philippines and local choir groups. Prior to the concert, there will be a Peace Forum and Interfaith Meeting, ""The Art of Co-existence,"" with an invited speaker and members addressing the intense complexities surrounding tolerance and respect.

A Day of Events

 
Peace Forum – Interfaith Group Meeting
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. - Reservation Needed
Sponsored by Harmony for Peace & led by United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia
An opportunity for all religious communities to talk on tolerance and coexistence in our communities
 
(Your concert ticket is also access to the meeting)
 
Peace Concert
3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
A platform for internationally, regionally and locally known artists to work together with young performers and promote friendship and peace beyond borders
 
Peace Dinner
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Downtown Restaurant, few minutes walk from the Kimmel
Celebration Dinner and Meet the Artist Reception for Package Ticketholders
 

 
Tickets
On sale September 1, 2015 at the Kimmel Center Box Office
$28 – $48; 10% discount for seniors and students available
 
 
Donor Packages Availiable

Premier Concert Seats, Celebration Dinner & Give the Gift of Music!

Contact [email protected]

**Our Gift of Music Program allows donors to sponsor children in our area to attend the concert - a unique and gratifying experience at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Past recipients have included students from Musicopia, Play on Philly, Freedman Hill Academy and more. This year's program will include an optional workshop prior to the concert to meet and learn from one of the feature performers.


 
 
Project Partner
 
United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia

Categories
Event Type: 
GlobalPhilly 2017 events
Topic: 
GlobalPhilly™ 2015
Topic: 
Music