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Committee Co-Chair: Don Ahlm
Committee Co-Chair: Annette Seaburg

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    Chicago Sister Cities International Welcomes New Co-Chairs

    Recently, the Advisory Board of Chicago Sister Cities International approved a resolution to require each of our sister city committees to have two individuals serve as co-chairs. To this end, CSCI is honored to welcome five newly appointed co-chairs: Ruben Ocampo, Co-Chair of the Bogota Committee Annette Seaburg, Co-Chair of the Gothenburg Committee Adriana Escárcega,…

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    Gothenburg May Programs

    The Gothenburg Committee of CSCI produced three programs throughout May, including facilitating a student exchange from Gothenburg to Chicago, presenting a concert at the Swedish American Museum and hosting a sustainability delegation from Sweden. Student Exchange Nine students and four teachers from Svartedalsskolan in Gothenburg, Sweden visited Alessandro Volta Elementary School from May 3-10. The…

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    International Cheering Stations at Bank of America Chicago Marathon Route

    In celebration of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, various Chicago Sister Cities International committees join with international organizations and foreign consulates to cheer on and celebrate international runners at points along the marathon route on Sunday, October 13. Stations will have signs in foreign languages, flags and other activities. View Chicago Marathon Cheering Stations…

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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…