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Committee Co-Chair: Rolf Achilles
Committee Co-Chair: Johann Christoph Lichtenfeld

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    Hamburg Police Delegation Visits Chicago

    Six police officers from Hamburg were hosted by the Chicago Police Department over the weekend of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. The officers ran the marathon and took part in a CPD-arranged Chicago-Hamburg Service Day. CPD Lt. Michael Casey generously managed the visit of the Hamburg officers. Lt. Casey picked up the Hamburg police…

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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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    Chicago-Hamburg School Exchange

    This year, Chicago’s Sullivan High School and Hamburg’s Altona Gymnasium participated in their fourth sister school exchange. Each year, students enjoy the sights and sounds of each other’s cities. Sullivan is the only neighborhood high school in partnership between the two cities. Because of this, the Altona students from Hamburg get to see Chicago through a unique lens. The Altona students traveled to Navy Pier, the…

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    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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    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…