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GALWAY: 15th Annual Oyster Festival of Racing

The Galway Committee of CSCI celebrates the 15th Anniversary of its popular event, the Oyster Festival of Racing, on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Hawthorne Race Course. This year’s event was in honor of Frank McMahon to remember his longtime support of, and commitment to, the Galway Committee. The full crowd enjoyed a great day…

Festival of Israeli Cinema – Mexican Film & Salsa Party

Think beautiful people, Israeli film, Latin music and hot-hot-hot salsa on Saturday, October 27,when all meet for one spectacular evening at the Thorne Auditorium of the Northwestern University Law School in Chicago beginning at 7:30 p.m. The screening of Salsa Tel Aviv will be followed by salsa dancing to live music. Refreshments will include an Israeli wine and Mexican tequila bar,…

WARSAW: King’s Thursday Dinner

From the Baltic Coast to the Third Coast, the Warsaw Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International presents King’s Thursday Dinner. Guests of honor include the Honorable Pawel Adamowicz, President of the City of Gdańsk and the Honorable Piotr Całbecki, Marshall of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship. The dinner is also be attended by a large delegation of…

BUSAN: An Evening of Korean Traditional Music

The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Chicago and the Busan Committee of CSCI present a P’ansori performance of scenes from The Song of Hŭngbo by Prof. Chan E. Park of Ohio State University. P’ansori, proclaimed as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2003, is a genre…

From Chicago to Lahore: A Cultural Nexus

The Lahore Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International presents From Chicago to Lahore: A Cultural Nexus, its second public multi-media exhibition, curated by Sadia Uquaili, Arts & Culture Chair of the Lahore Committee. This exhibition features drawings, films, photographs, writings and paintings by various artists from various backgrounds.  

LAHORE: From Chicago to Lahore: A Cultural Nexus

The Lahore Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International presents From Chicago to Lahore: A Cultural Nexus, an evening celebrating the rich cultural and artistic heritage of Chicago’s sister city of Lahore, Pakistan. The works range from renowned masterpieces to contemporary explorations in various media including paintings, photographs, films and writings by artists from two differing…

Government officials from Birmingham visit Chicago

Mark Barrow, Strategic Director of Development and Culture, Birmingham City Council and Catherine Staite, Director, Institute of Local Government Studies, University of Birmingham visited Chicago to progress ongoing Sister City engagements.

Mayor Hulthén of Gothenburg visits Chicago

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Chicago’s Sister City relationship with Gothenburg, Anneli Hulthén, Mayor and Chairman of the Executive Board of the City of Gothenburg will be visiting Chicago accompanied by Lars-Göran Larsson, Director of International Relations and Stephanie Toro, International Relations Officer to further strength the ties between the cities.      

Taste of Chicago Sister Cities: Gothenburg

The Gothenburg Committee presents Taste of Chicago Sister Cities: Gothenburg featuring a reception and 5-course meal created by Michelin starred Swedish Chef Håkan Thörnström. Chef Thörnström will create an epic 5-course meal in cooperation with students from the culinary school, Kendall College. Anneli Hulthen, Mayor of Gothenburg will participate and special guest Lars-Åke Skager, former Deputy Mayor of Gothenburg will…

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