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The King’s Thursday Dinner

Join the Warsaw Committee of CSCI, in partnership with Poland’s Kuyavian-­Pomeranian Voivodeship, for The King’s Thursday Dinner, a Taste of Chicago Sister Cities event. This unique culinary event celebrates the Independence Day of the Republic of Poland and features Chefs Artur Moroz of Bulaj in Sopot, Poland and Mark Grosz of Oceanique in Evanston on November…

2013 Oyster Festival of Racing

The Galway Committee of CSCI celebrates the sister city relationship between Chicago and Galway, Ireland with the 16th 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…

Chicago Consular Corps Ball 2013

Chicago Sister Cities International is privileged to once again host the Chicago Consular Corps Ball on Wednesday, October 30 at the Hilton Chicago’s Grand Ballroom. The international guest list will include members of the 85 foreign Consulates and Honorary Consulates in Chicago. The Chicago Consular Corps Ball is black tie and national dress, and begins…

The Splendid Indian Closet

Studio Elite and the Delhi Committee of CSCI present The Splendid Indian Closet, a Fashion Tour with Satya Paul and Joy Mitra on October 25 at The Meadows Club in Rolling Meadows. Designers Satya Paul and Joy Mitra highlight their designs during this fashion show. Tickets General Admission: $55 VIP: $125 Tickets available at Studio…

Ireland: Can the Celtic Tiger Roar Again?

The Galway Committee of CSCI is sponsoring a speech and discussion presented by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs with Her Excellency Anne Anderson, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States, titled “Ireland: Can the Celtic Tiger Roar Again?” at the Chicago Club on October 18 at 12 noon. The Irish economy has emerged from…

International Cheering Stations at Bank of America Chicago Marathon Route

In celebration of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, various Chicago Sister Cities International committees join with international organizations and foreign consulates to cheer on and celebrate international runners at points along the marathon route on Sunday, October 13. Stations will have signs in foreign languages, flags and other activities. View Chicago Marathon Cheering Stations…

GOTHENBURG Reception: Gothenburg’s Culinary Elite Come to Chicago

Cuisine is increasingly global and yet heavily influenced by local ingredients and tastes. As interest in the clean flavors of Scandinavian cooking has exploded, so too has the number of accomplished chefs and restaurateurs hailing from Sweden’s west coast. This talent has been brought together in Gothenburg into the Délice Network of Good Food Cities…

GALWAY: Taste of Chicago Sister Cities: Slow Food

Join the Galway Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International, the Irish American Heritage Center and Slow Food for an enchanted evening of Slow Food cooking on Friday, September 20 at 6 p.m. at the Irish American Heritage Center. Slow Food is a global, grassroots movement that envisions a world in which all people can eat…

Taste of Chicago Sister Cities: Busan

Chicago Sister Cities International continues its tradition of creating global relationships through cultural connections with Taste of Chicago Sister Cities: Busan, presented by the Busan Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International. Chicago food lovers will have the opportunity to dine on a five-course Korean feast prepared by renowned Chicago husband and wife chef team Beverly Kim…

LAHORE: Bulleh: a journey of self-discovery

Join the Lahore Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International and The Performance Club of Chicago for an original play, Bulleh: a journey of self-discovery at the Chicago Cultural Center’s Claudia Cassidy Theater at 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 18. Bulleh: a journey of self-discovery is an original play written by the Performance Club of Chicago about the spiritual…

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