Friday, October 19, 2018
5:00pm - 7:00pm
49th Anniversary Year
"Philadelphia prides itself on being a welcoming city, rooted in peace and acceptance. I believe firmly that diversity is essential to Philadelphia’s growth and innovation…Thank you for joining this program and doing your part to bridge the gap between our countries."
Celebrate the diverse cultures and talents that international college students and scholars bring to the city of Philadelphia! This signature event, (formerly known as the Welcome Reception and celebrating its 49th year), includes globally inspired food, music and dance performances and networking with people around the world.
The Festival promotes the University of Pennsylvania’s global engagement highlighting the Penn Museum’s vast collection of cultural objects.
The reception also applauds the vibrant network of regional universities and organizations that promote global activities, honoring the impact of this cultural engagement on Philadelphia, the first World Heritage City in the nation.
College and Organizational Sponsors - We need your support!
The success of the Festival is a direct result of our sponsors’ generosity and ongoing support. This year, we are requesting contributions of different levels to support continue our tradition of hospitality and networking. See the following links for sponsorship
- For College and University Sponsors
- For Business and Non-profit Organizations
- For University of Pennsylvania Centers and Offices