Special Event

International Peace Day Festival & Market

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Wednesday 9/21
4:00 pm
Free Admission

FOR FILMS AND EVENTS PRESENTED BY IHP, Tickets ARE Also Available From the IHP Box Office, which is normally open Tue-Sat from noon-8pm (or, for events outside of those times, from one hour before until one hour after the scheduled starting time).  call 215-387-5125, menu option 2. 

IHP will host Philadelphia's first International Peace Day Festival & Market in partnership with Penn Global and Peace Day Philly. This free outdoor festival will take place from 4pm to 7pm on the front patio of International House and in Innovation Plaza, which is adjacent to International House.  The festival will feature music, performances, Peace Day activities, international food trucks, local vendors and more as we celebrate and encourage peace and understanding among people of all cultures and nations. 

Scheduled performances so far include:

 

- PENNaach (the University of Pennsylvania’s all-female South Asian fusion dance troupe)

- Penn Atma (the University of Pennsylvania’s all-female South Asian fusion a cappella group)

- Project Capoeira, which will share the art of Capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian art form that combines elements of martial arts, games, music and dance. 


After the festival,you are invited to join us at 7pm in the Ibrahim Theater at International House for a free Peace Day Philly screening of The Same Hearta powerful documentary about the impacts of inequality on the world’s children - with a radical prescription for change.