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Committee Chair: Stanley Balzekas

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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…

    Deputy Mayor Koch Welcomes Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Mr. Linas Linkevičius

    Deputy Mayor Steve Koch welcomed Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius to Chicago on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. Foreign Minister Linkevičius and Deputy Mayor Koch met to discuss strengthening ties between Chicago and Lithuania in business and community. Deputy Mayor Koch congratulated Foreign Minister Linkevicius and Consul General Marijus Gudynas on the 90th anniversary of the…

    CSCI Staff Member Ieva Dilyte Recognized by Lithuanian Government

    CSCI Manager of International Programs, Ieva Dilyte, was officially recognized by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius, for her work in strengthening the sister city relationship between Vilnius and Chicago and for promoting Lithuania in Chicago on October 14, 2014. Photo, from left to right: Darius Skusevičius, Adviser to the Minister of…

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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…

    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…

    Post-Screening Reception for Land of Songs

    The Vilnius Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International is sponsoring a post-screening reception with Lithuanian food and drink after the Lithuanian film Land of Songs during the 19th Chicago European Union Film Festival, of which CSCI is a sponsor. Ticket to the film required to attend the post-screening reception. San Francisco-based filmmaker Aldona Watts, the granddaughter of…

    Traditional Lithuanian Easter Egg Decorating Workshop

    Join the Vilnius Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International and the Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture at a Traditional Lithuanian Easter Egg Decorating Workshop to learn the ancient art of decorating eggs using the etching technique. This annual workshop, usually held at the Museum, has become increasingly popular and gained attention not only among the Lithuanian community,…

    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…