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Eurovision Song Contest Viewing Party

Join Us For A Live Broadcast From Europe’s Favorite Music Competition Chicago Sister Cities International presents a free Eurovision Song Contest Viewing Party on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 2 p.m.-5:30 (or when the contest ends!). The contest will be streamed live from Stockholm, Sweden. Before American Idol, there was the Eurovision Song Contest. Since…

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Eurovision Song Contest Viewing Party

Chicago Sister Cities International presents a free Eurovision Song Contest Viewing Party on Saturday, May 23, 2015 from 2 p.m.-5:30 (or when the contest ends!). The contest will be streamed live from Vienna, Austria. Before American Idol, there was the Eurovision Song Contest. Since 1956, the Eurovision Song Contest has been one of Europe’s most…

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Neoclassical Architecture in Greece Lecture

The Chicago-Midwest Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, in participation with the Athens Committee of CSCI presents the lecture Neoclassical Architecture in Greece: Architecture and Urbanism in an Age of Political Turmoil and Economic Austerity on Tuesday, February 11 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Richard H. Driehaus Museum. Michael Lykoudis, The Francis…

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Chicago Sister Cities International Festival

The 8th Annual Chicago Sister Cities International Festival transforms Daley Plaza into an international village filled with food, music, dance and merchants, August 5-9, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Chicago’s 28 international sister cities will be represented at the festival, where visitors will be able to sample international cuisine and view live cultural…

Greek Art Exhibits at the Chicago Cultural Center

Two art exhibits “Reflections of Hellenic Art” by artist Ninon Marinos and “Olympic Heroes and Gods” by artist Erika Spyropoulos were put on display at the Chicago Cultural Center from June 22-25, 2004. The art pieces were sponsored by the Athens Committee.

European Film Festival

Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago featured two Greek films in the European Film Festival, with the input and support of the Athens Committee.

Threads of Life Exhibit

The “Threads of Life” cultural event was sponsored by the Athens Committee. The Exhibit included works of Greek embroidery and woven textiles as well as a presentation by a representative of the National Museum of Athens.

Athens Benefit

In response to the September earthquake, the Athens Committee organized a benefit to raise money for the victims.

Race of Pride

The Athens Committee sponsored a Greek elite runner to run in the 1999 Chicago Marathon and sponsored the production of “Race of Pride,” a documentary about the history of the Marathon.