Past Events

Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

At International Visitors Council (IVC)'s First Thursday prime networking events, attendees can expect to meet interesting and lively people from around the world! This is guaranteed to be a friendly evening of citizen diplomacy that will create lasting and positive impressions of the U.S., Philadelphia and of attendees.

Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm

Study Japanese classical dance! Taught by Fujima Nishiki-no (Helen Moss), Japanese classical dance can be done by people of any age. Learn about Japanese culture and how to wear a kimono as you learn to dance. Kimonos not needed for first class; a beginning set- yukata (cotton kimono), obi, himo, and a fan will be available for purchase. Cost is $25 for non-members and $15 for members.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 3:37pm

The National Constitution Center is thrilled to participate in Museum Day Live!, sponsored by Smithsonian Magazine. On Saturday, September 28th, the museum will offer free admission to those with a Museum Day Live! ticket voucher. Vouchers must be obtained on the Smithsonian Magazine’s website.

Monday, September 2, 2013 - 9:00am - Sunday, November 10, 2013 - 5:00pm

In celebration of Lithuania’s presidency of the Council of the European Union in the second half of 2013, the Lithuanian Embassy in Washington and the Honorary Consulate of Pennsylvania are pleased to present 13 events of the Lithuanian Festival 2013.


Contemporary Lithuanian Children’s Book Illustration Exhibit

Date: All September

Sunday, September 1, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Tibetan Association of Philadelphia (TAP) is hosting a Tibetan Music & Dance fundraising event, the proceeds of the event will benefit the cultural activities of the Philadelphia Tibetan community.

Saturday, August 31, 2013 - 12:00pm - Sunday, September 1, 2013 - 8:00pm

Now in its second year, the Budweiser Made In America Festival is once again taking over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Labor Day weekend.

Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join the International House Philadelphia for a screening of animated shorts by the acclaimed film animator and painter Suzan Pitt. Suzan Pitt  will be in attendance for introduction and post-screening Q&A.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Filitalia International is hosting an Open House this Tuesday the 27th. You can come register for their Fall Session of Italian classes and also have a free introductory lesson from a certified teacher visiting from Italy.

Don't miss this great opportunity to freshen up your Italian!

Monday, August 26, 2013 - 9:00pm - 11:00pm


Dirty Looks makes its Philadelphia debut! A New York-based roaming platform for queer experimental film and video, Dirty Looks will screen an evening of apocalyptic-themed recent work by Stephanie Barber, Harry Dodge, Jessie Mott and Steve Reinke, Michael Robinson, Luther Price, Nao Bustamante, and A.K. Burns.

Sunday, August 25, 2013 - 12:00pm - 8:00pm

The 22nd Annual Ukrainian Folk Festival will be held at the Ukrainian American Sport Center on Sunday, August 25. Exciting, spectacular, dazzling, breathtaking, exhilarating, spirited, soulful, enchanting, captivating, and intriguing – modest words which describe but by no means capture the essence of Ukrainian folk art, music, and dance.

Friday, August 23, 2013 - 8:00pm - 11:45pm

Join International House Philadelphia and Exhumed Films for a presentation of two iconic science fiction films Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and The Last Starfighter.

Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 6:00pm - 11:30pm

Join over a thousands of people, dressed all in white, for Diner en Blanc one of the most exciting events of the summer. Diner en Blanc is an elegant fine dinning experience where the location of the event isn't revealed until the last minute.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join International House Philadelphia and the Sierra Club for the Philadelphia premiere of the 2013 documentary Shored Up with the director himself Ben Kalin. 

Sunday, August 18, 2013 - 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Join the Caribbean Festival Committee (“CFC”) for the 27th Annual Philadelphia Caribbean Festival for an exciting day celebrating island culture.

Saturday, August 17, 2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Parajanov’s last completed film was dedicated to his friend Andrei Tarkovsky who died two years earlier. It is a retelling of a popular romantic myth in Azerbaijani culuture with music and color playing important roles.

Saturday, August 17, 2013 - 10:00am - Sunday, December 22, 2013 - 5:00pm

Auguste Rodin: The Human Experience, is an exhibition of 20 exceptional bronzes by French sculptor Auguste Rodin who is generally considered the father of modern sculpture 

Friday, August 16, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors is a boldly conceived and astonishingly photographed blend of enchanting mythology, hypnotic religious iconography, and pagan magic that became an international sensation when it was released in 1964 despite oppposition from the Soviet film industry.

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Based on an ancient legend, this dazzling film is a surreal ode to Georgian warriors throughout the ages who died for their country.

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Come join The Food Trust for the 2013 Night Market Philadelphia. The street food festival will feature nine blocks of arepas, tacos, koagies, po'boys, empanadas, lobster rolls, roti, roasted corn, popsicles and more from the city's best food trucks and restaurants.

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 10:00am - Sunday, August 18, 2013 - 10:00pm

The hills of Schwenksville, Pennsylvania come alive every summer with the sound of folk music during the long-running Philadelphia Folk Festival at Old Poole Farm near Schwenksville, Pennsylvania.