CSCI Cheering Stations at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon

In celebration of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, various Chicago Sister Cities International committees will join with international organizations and foreign consulates to cheer on and celebrate international runners at points along the marathon route on Sunday, October 9. Stations will have signs in foreign languages, flags and other activities. Committee Cheering Station Locations…

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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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CSCI at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon

In celebration of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, various Chicago Sister Cities International committees joined with international organizations and foreign consulates to cheer on and celebrate international runners at points along the marathon route on Sunday, October 12. Committee Cheering Station Locations • Gothenburg, Sweden: Sandburg Terrace at LaSalle Street, between Goethe and Schiller • Osaka,…

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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…

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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…

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…

Nordic Folk Dancers of Chicago performs at the Festival

The 7th Annual Chicago Sister Cities International Festival will transform Daley Plaza into an international village filled with merchants, food, music, and dance from Chicago’s 28 Sister Cities. Nordic Folk Dancers of Chicago will be performing traditional and beautiful dance representing the culture and heritage of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Raoul Wallenberg Commemoration

The Gothenburg Committee is co-sponsoring a ceremony honoring the Swedish diplomat and humanitarian Raoul Wallenberg for his courage and actions that saved thousands of Jewish lives in Hungary 1944. The one-hour ceremony will feature a beautiful flag raising ceremony, greeting from Honorary Consul General Ulf Anvin and traditional summer songs by Swedish chorus Merula at Daley…

25th Anniversary Reception

The Gothenburg Committee is hosting a cocktail reception in celebration of Chicago’s and Gothenburg’s 25th anniversary as Sister Cities at Maxim’s: The Nancy Goldberg International Center. Memories from the past and future projects will be discussed over a smorgasbord of Swedish delicacies.