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OSAKA: Panel Discussion on US-Japan Relations

Chicago Sister Cities International is sponsoring a panel discussion on 120 years of US-Japan relations with the Chicago Council of Global Affairs. The Chicago Council’s panel of policy and urban architecture experts will explore the progress of the physical and political landscapes of our city and celebrate the blooming fruits of the seeds of diplomacy….

The Bridge Jazz Concert

The inaugural concert of The Bridge, a network of jazz musicians from Chicago and France who have come together to promote transatlantic musical exchange, takes place this April in Chicago. The Bridge was founded to encourage all aspects of musical collaboration, including touring, recording and documenting jazz and improvisational music across cultures. A network of…

Film Screening of “The Age of Czeslaw Milosz”

The Vilnius and Warsaw Committees of CSCI, in partnership with the Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture, present a screening of the film The Age of Czeslaw Milosz. This documentary commemorates the 100th birthday of Czeslaw Milosz, the Nobel Prize-winning Polish-Lithuanian poet whose life spanned a century. Famous cultural figures, friends and family retrace the life and…

Verdi’s Requiem Mass Concert

In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Sister City relationship between Chicago and Milan, the 2013 Year of Italian Culture in the United States and the bicentennial of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi, the Milan Committee of CSCI is sponsoring a free concert performance of Verdi’s Requiem Mass for two pianos and four soloists….

Hamburg Ballet and the Culture Senator visit summary

On Friday and Saturday, February 1 and 2, a delegation from Hamburg accompanied the Hamburg Ballet for their appearance at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. The Hamburg Senator for Culture, Professor Barbara Kisseler accompanied the Hamburg Ballet to Chicago. She was in Chicago to start laying the groundwork for the 20th anniversary of…

Lake Park High School hosted a joint Gala Concert celebrating international understanding

Lake Park High School and Helene-Lange-Gymnasium of Hamburg, Germany held a joint Gala Concert celebrating international understanding.  The concert took place in the West Campus auditorium of Lake Park High School, 500 W. Bryn Mawr, Roselle, Illinois, 60172, on Wednesday, March 06, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. as part of the two schools’ music exchange. The concert featured…

PARIS: French Wine Tasting Fundraiser

The Paris Social Services Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International hosts a French Wine Tasting to raise funds for their Winter 2013 Paris – Chicago Social Service Exchange, in which social service professionals from Paris will participate in a week-long immersion into Chicago’s social service networks. A raffle was held with a number of prizes,…

PRAGUE: Ryba’s Czech Christmas Mass

Blending musicians and choristers from the church choir with those of Czech, Slovak and Moravian heritage, the Prague Committee of CSCI and First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple, with the generous support of the Consulate General of the Czech Republic, join in support of the Czech Christmas Mass performance. Less than one-hour in…

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