Spring 2019 Highlights and Resources

Select 2019 Spring Season Highlights

Link to the Complete Spring 2019 Global Gallery

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Some videos from the Spring 2019 Global Gallery

Anmar Khalaf, 15, Harsham Refugee Camp, Iraq, pitches a new theme for the 2019-2020 program year

superduperskinnysuperduperskinnyImani Ogana, 17, Kijani Gang, Nairobi, Kenya, pitches a new theme for the 2019-2020 program year

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Our 2019 Big Picture Foundation Global Music Collaborative

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Sean Yu plays piano, Julliard, NY, USA

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Gimnasium 4, Novosibirsk, Russia

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A glimpse into Spring 2019 global art submission from 16 countries…

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Awards ceremony speakers included:

Rye, NY’s Mayor, Joshua Cohn

CEO of Greenwich Media Strategies, Hagar Hajjar Chemali
(Ms. Hajjar was formerly the head of Syria and Lebanon for the National Security Council and then she was Speaker for the Treasury on issues of terrorism.  She is often featured on CNN, MSNBC, and several other news channels)

United Nations Association of New York Executive Director, Ann Nicol

LinkedIn Head of Global Clients, Ariel Eckstein

BPF Board President, Leslie Cooper

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Two of the speeches were prerecorded:

Hagar Hajjar Chemali’s speech

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Ann Nicol’s speech…

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Recent News

For more BPF recent news, please see our Spring 2019 Global Gallery news webpage.  The webpage includes information about our new group in Venezuela and about recent hurricanes in Nepal.  It also includes Big Picture Foundation coverage from public access tv shows. 

BPF home base kids met with United Nations Assistant Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations, Bintou Keita and with United Nations Association of New York Executive Director, Ann Nicol, in April (correction to the following story:  we have worked with kids in 30 countries over the past 3 years)

Alex Kirk's Article in the Rye Record