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2015 Chicago Consular Corps Gala

Chicago Sister Cities International and World Business Chicago hosted the annual Chicago Consular Corps Gala: “A Tribute to Our Global Partners” on the evening of Tuesday, December 15, 2015, at the Hilton Chicago (720 S. Michigan Avenue). The gala’s international guest list included members of the 85 foreign and honorary consulates in Chicago. “This event…

Film Screening and Reception: Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez

Join the Bogota and Mexico City Committees of Chicago Sister Cities International at the Gene Siskel Film Center as they host a pre-screening reception at 1:30pm before the screening of the Chicago premiere of the documentary Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez at 3pm. Raised by grandparents in northern Colombia, Gabriel García Márquez, 1982…

GALWAY: 2015 Oyster Festival of Racing

The Galway Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International celebrated the sister city relationship between Chicago and Galway at the 18th Annual Oyster Festival of Racing on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at The Turf Club of Hawthorne Race Course. A buffet featuring oysters accompanied by thoroughbred horse racing, live Irish music, a silent auction and raffle…

2015 U.S.-China Sister Cities Conference Welcome Reception

A special welcome reception hosted by Chicago Sister Cities International will bring together conference attendees, government officials, and special dignitaries. The reception will be the kickoff to the U.S.-China Sister Cities Conference so you don’t want to miss it! Transportation will be provided to and from the Field Museum and the Hilton Chicago. This event…

2015 U.S.-China Sister Cities Conference Welcome Reception

A special welcome reception hosted by Chicago Sister Cities International will bring together conference attendees, government officials, and special dignitaries. The reception will be the kickoff to the U.S.-China Sister Cities Conference so you don’t want to miss it! Transportation will be provided to and from the Field Museum and the Hilton Chicago. This event…

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Sister City BBQ at Chicago Gourmet

Travel the world with Chicago Gourmet’s Global BBQ, Beer and Bourbon Pavilion. Chicago’s favorite ethnic restaurants will highlight internationally-loved bbq from a selection of Chicago’s sister cities. Come sample the best food from around the world from September 26–27 in Millennium Park’s South Promenade during Chicago Gourmet. For more information and tickets, visit chicagogourmet.org.

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TORONTO: Tale of Two Cities Chicago Showcase

Join the Toronto Committee of CSCI at the Tale of Two Cities Chicago Showcase, presented by The Remix Project and the City of Toronto and sponsored by the City of Chicago, the Toronto Committee of CSCI, Green Label, Fake Shore Drive, XVThree, Chop Shop 1st Ward and ComEd. Showcasing Toronto and Chicago as global cultural…

Traditional Korean Paper Art Exhibition Workshop and Opening Reception

The Busan Committee is a sponsor to an exhibition and workshop hosted by the Korean Cultural Center of Chicago featuring contemporary art made of traditional Korean handmade paper (hanji). Made from mulberry trees, hanji is smooth, translucent, shiny, permits ventilation, and is extremely durable. An old saying states that “silk can last five hundred years,…

Chicago Concert with JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound and Ray Band

Chicago’s own JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound performed a free outdoor concert at the famed La Triennale di Milano, with Ray Band opening the evening with classic Chicago blues and rock.   Chicago Week in Milan   From September 3–5, 2015 in Chicago’s sister city of Milan, Italy, Chicago Sister Cities International presented Chicago-themed…

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MILAN: JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound Concert

Celebrating the sister city relationship between Milan and Chicago, Chicago’s own JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound closes out a weekend of Chicago-themed events throughout Milan with a free outdoor concert celebrating the rich soul music that has made Chicago famous world-wide. With a take-no-prisoners live attack and lyrics speaking of the torment and triumph…

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