Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Ukrainian Independence and the 25th Annivessary of the Sister City Relationship

On September 18, the Kyiv Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International, the Consulate General of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America Illinois Division welcomed over 400 guests to the Hilton Chicago to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of both Ukrainian independence and the Chicago-Kyiv Sister City Relationship, featuring speeches from high-level American and Ukrainian officials, including…

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Friends of Ukraine Team at the 2016 Soldier Field 10 Mile

The Kyiv Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International assembled a “Friends of Ukraine” team to run the 2016 Soldier Field 10 Mile on Saturday, May 28, 2016. Sponsored by Fleet Feet Sports, the race honors America’s Armed Forces on Memorial Day weekend. To mark the 25th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Chicago and…

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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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Film Screening and Post-Screening Reception: “The Babushkas of Chernobyl”

Join the Kyiv Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International at the Gene Siskel Film Center for the Chicago premiere of the documentary The Babushkas of Chernobyl on Sunday, January 17 at 5:00 pm, followed by a post-screening reception, co-hosted by the committee. The film is also being screened at 7:45 pm on Saturday, January 16. Director Holly Morris…

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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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Ukrainian Chicago Fashion Show

Presented by Ukrainian Chicago Magazine in partnership with Miss Ukrainian Diaspora and VIDIA, the Kyiv Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International is supporting the upcoming fundraiser, Ukrainian Chicago Fashion Show. The proceeds will benefit those affected by the conflict in Ukraine. The show will feature three collections by leading Ukrainian fashion designer, Olena Dats. Seating…

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Concert for Ukraine

The turmoil in Ukraine has created an under-reported and alarming humanitarian crisis. Nearly one million people have been displaced by fighting in Eastern Ukraine, including children orphaned by the war, critically wounded soldiers and families forced to leave their homes for safety. Resources to assist these refugees and victims are limited. With the intention of bringing…

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KYIV: Art of the Barricades

The Kyiv Committee of CSCI, in collaboration with the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in collaboration and the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America Branch 85, present a slide presentation and lecture by Dr. Natalia Moussienko, Ukrainian philosopher and Fulbright scholar. The presentation will include works of art inspired and created during the revolution in…

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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…