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    Sister Cities Mayors and Leaders Visit Chicago

    Mayors and government leaders from Chicago’s sister cities are currently in Chicago as part of the Chicago Forum on Global Cities, including Leader of Birmingham City Council John Clancy (Birmingham, United Kingdom); Mayor Frank Fahy (Galway, Ireland); State Minister for Urban Development and Housing Dr. Dorothee Stapelfeldt (Hamburg, Germany); Mayor Vitaly Klitschko (Kyiv, Ukraine); and Mayor Hanna…

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    Sister City Committees Cheer on Runners at Bank of America Chicago Marathon

    In celebration of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, the Gothenburg, Hamburg, Osaka, Paris and Vilnius Committees of Chicago Sister Cities International joined with international organizations and foreign consulates to cheer on and celebrate international runners at points along the marathon route on Sunday, October 11, 2015. The Birmingham, Gothenburg, Hamburg, Mexico City and Paris…

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    2015 Tri-City Social Services Exchange

    From August 26–September 6, an eight-person Chicago delegation traveled to Hamburg, Germany to participate in the 19th Tri-City Social Services Exchange between Chicago, Hamburg and Birmingham, U.K. The focus of the exchange was on disengaged youth and Hamburg as an inclusive city. This exchange was organized in collaboration with Dominican University. The agenda and theme…

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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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    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…

    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.