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PECO Supports a Multicultural Philadelphia

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This Sunday, September 21, marks the final day of the PECO Multicultural Series at Penn’s Landing, sponsored by 2014 BCA 10 honoree PECO. The series of festivals is a celebration of the cultural diversity in Philadelphia, offering free family-friendly activities and an opportunity to experience the sights, tastes and sounds of a variety of cultures, including Indian, Italian, Islamic, Irish, Hispanic, German, Mexican, African American and Caribbean. (Image courtesy of PECO.)

 

On Sunday, the 2014 series will conclude with Brazilian Day Philadelphia, showcasing music and dance performances such as Samba, Forro, Pagode, Capoeira, and Samba-Reggae, as well as a rich variety of authentic Brazilian foods. In collaboration with local schools and artists, the festival will offer activities for children, such as kite-making, face painting, carnival masks, flags and crafts.

 

The PECO Multicultural Festival began this year on Sunday, May 18th with the Israel 66, featuring Israel’s legendary singer and songwriter David Broza. Throughout the summer, eleven festivals total took place, serving hundreds of artists, vendors, and visitors. PECO has sponsored the PECO Multicultural Festival since 1995 and remains an enthusiastic supporter of events and activities that promote diversity and community engagement. 

 

PECO is a company at the forefront of introducing new programs that promote cultural exchange and build a vibrant community for its employees and customers. By supporting arts and culture, PECO serves as a model of a socially responsible company and an active participant in its constituents’ lives.

 

For more information on PECO's support of arts and culture, visit PECO.com/community.

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