Acclaimed Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers kick off Philadelphia's Immigrant Heritage Month
Acclaimed Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers to perform HOME/S. 9th Street to kick off City of Philadelphia's Immigrant Heritage Month
Who: Founder and Artistic Director, Kun-Yang Lin, a native of Taiwan, developed HOME/S. 9th St. through engaging diverse community members along Philadelphia's famed S. 9th St. corridor, where KYL/D's dance center is located and where Lin has called home for the past twelve years. Dance performance in conjunction with the unveiling of an interactive art installation that proudly displays I PHILLY will follow opening remarks by Mayor Jim Kenney, the Office of Immigrant Affairs, National Immigrant Heritage Month, CIC Philadelphia, and the Office of Parks and Recreation.
What: Immigrant Heritage Month (IHM), powered by FWD.us, is an initiative of the "I Am An Immigrant Campaign" where community organizations, elected officials, corporations, media outlets, athletes, artists and thought leaders gather and share inspirational stories of American immigrants.
When: Tuesday, June 4th, 2019. Ceremony starts at 10am. Performance at 10:25am.
This event is free and open to the public.
Where: LOVE Park- Arch St. Philadelphia, PA 19102
Sponsors: Free Library of Philadelphia, the Office of LGBT Affairs and the Office of Parks and Recreation.
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