Republic of Liberia 167th Independence Day Celebration in Pennsylvania

Date: 
Friday, July 25, 2014 - 6:00pm - Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Philadelphia Marriott Airport Hotel 1 Arrivals Road, Terminal B
Philadelphia, PA 19153
United States

Republic of Liberia 167th Independence Day Celebration in Pennsylvania. The Liberian community in PA under the auspices of the Liberian Embassy in Washington DC will host this year’s July 26th independence day celebration.

This year’s celebration is expected to bring together Liberians and well-wishers from across the United States to the City of Philadelphia. According to the organizing committee, the three days Event will commence on Friday, July 25, 2014 beginning with a welcome Reception and the Miss Liberia Beauty Pageant which will be held at the Marriott at the Philadelphia International Airport.

On Saturday July 26, 2014, Liberians and friends of Liberia will be treated to a Cultural Extravaganza and Sporting events featuring the Invincible Eleven and Mighty Barrolle at the Bensalem High School Stadium in Bensalem. PA. The Saturday daytime event will showcase Liberia’s best in sports and the arts. The night will be climaxed with a July 26 Independence Ball at the Marriott at the Philadelphia International Airport.

On July 27, 2014, the ceremony will close with a interfaith Thanksgiving service at the Victory Harvest International Church in Philadelphia and a Community Picnic to be held at the same venue.

Categories
Event Type: 
Community Events
Topic: 
Global Conversations
Topic: 
History and Preservation
Topic: 
Cultural Exchange
Global Region: 
Liberian