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  • 06Aug

    Czech Jazz Youth BandMetropolis Performing Arts Center, 111 W. Campbell Street, Arlington Heights, Il07:30 PM
  • 02Nov

    Domazlice Bagpipe BandMetropolis Performing Arts Center, 111 W. Campbell Street, Arlington Heights, Il03:00 PM

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CSCI Featured on WBEZ’s Curious City

Today, Chicago Sister Cities International was featured on WBEZ’s “Curious City” segment. Listen and learn about the history and work of CSCI on wbez.org.

EXPO 2015 Comes to Milan Next Year

Expo 2015 is the next scheduled Universal Exposition after Expo 2012, and will be hosted by Chicago’s sister city Milan, Italy, from May 1-October 31, 2015. The theme chosen for the 2015 Milan Universal Exposition is Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life. Watch the below video to see Milan’s progress in preparing for this monumental event.

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MILAN: Welcome Reception for Italian Youth Soccer Team

The Milan Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International is proud to sponsor the Collegio Gallio youth soccer team from Como, Italy in their participation in the first annual Chicago KICS Cup International Youth Soccer Tournament that will take place July 19–26, 2014. The KICS Cup will bring in over 100 youth soccer teams including local,…


BOGOTA: Colombia Independence Day

The Bogota Committee of CSCI, in partnership with the Consulate General of Colombia in Chicago, hosts Colombia’s Independence Day Celebration on Sunday, July 20 from 11 am–1 pm at the Chicago Cultural Center’s Preston Bradley Hall. The event will include a speaking program and cultural performance. Free and open to the public.

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The Companions of Santa Claus

Have you heard of Krampus? Well watch out everyone, because tonight is Krampusnacht! If you don’t know, who Krampus is, you might not want to… Krampus is one of the more interesting European holiday season traditions. As stated on Wikipedia, “Krampus is a beast-like creature from the folklore of Alpine countries thought to punish children during the Yule season who…


Mayor Emanuel in Mexico City

Last week, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was in Chicago’s sister city of Mexico City, Mexico on his first international trip as Mayor of Chicago. While in Mexico City, Mayor Emanuel signed the Global Cities Economic Partnership with Mexico City Mayor Miguel Ángel Mancera, an agreement that will help foster trade, exchange and learning, while seeking to…