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Win a Luxury Trip to Switzerland for Two

Enter for a chance to win a luxury trip to Switzerland for two—and other great prizes—as our Lucerne Committee celebrates the Chicago visit of Lucerne Mayor Stefan Roth and the 50-member Noggeler Guuggenmusig Lucerne marching band to Chicago in March. The raffle will take place on March 12 at the Swiss Noggeler Soirée on the Willis Tower’s…


Toronto Committee of CSCI supports Stratford Festival’s King Lear

Last week, the Toronto Committee of CSCI met with Anita Gaffney, Executive Director of the Stratford Festival, and Colm Feore, Shakespearean Actor who portrays King Lear in the Stratford Festival’s production, in celebration of the premiere of the Stratford Festival’s production of King Lear being broadcast in movie theaters. They also attended the premiere at the Music Box…

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Chicago Consular Corps Gala

Chicago Sister Cities International and World Business Chicago once again host the annual Chicago Consular Corps Gala: A Tribute to Our Global Partners. The Honorable Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, will serve as the Gala’s keynote speaker. This year, the Chicago Consular Corps will honor Glenn Tilton, Retired Chairman of the Board, United Continental…


2014 Oyster Festival of Racing

The Galway Committee of CSCI celebrates the sister city relationship between Chicago and Galway, Ireland with the 17th Annual Oyster Festival of Racing. Chicago’s own Oyster Festival of Racing pays tribute to two of Ireland’s most popular annual events, the Galway Races and the Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival, by bringing together enticing food…

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Chicago Artist Ayako Kato in Lucerne

  Blog post by artist Ayako Kato Artist Ayako Kato participated in the Chicago-Lucerne Artist Exchange and visited Lucerne, Switzerland from August 10-27, 2014. How does the living environment, especially the condition of nature, influence our behavior, ways of thinking, life and/or the work of art? I had this simple and complicated question in my mind before…


Chicago-Birmingham Artist-in-Residence Sarah Taylor Silverwood

Blog post by artist Sarah Silverwood Artist Sarah Taylor Silverwood has been the artist-in-residence for Chicago Sister Cities International in October 2014, supported by Arts Council England. Sarah has been visiting the city to make new connections, carry out research for new work on public housing, and leave drawings to be found around Chicago. Like all cities, the…