Warsaw, Poland


Sister City since 1960


Warsaw Committee Activities


Committee Chair: Iwona Wegrzyn-Bochenska

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    Polish Heritage Month Breakfast

    The Warsaw Committee of CSCI once again hosted their annual Polish Heritage Month Breakfast for leaders of the Polish American Community in Chicago, with special guest Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Mayor Emanuel spoke about the importance of the immigrant community in Chicago and how they have made Chicago the thriving international city it is today. He…

    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…

    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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    Grand Finale: Portraits of Polish Actors Exhibit Opening Night Reception

    The Warsaw Committee of CSCI is hosting an opening night reception of The Society for Arts’ Grand Finale Portraits of Polish Actors exhibit as a fundraiser to support the business and cultural initiatives of the committee that highlight the ties between Chicago and Poland, as well as The Society for Arts programming. This premiere exhibition…

    Chicago Premiere of Warsaw’s Art Deco Wola Apartments

    On June 15 at the Ivy Boutique Hotel in Downtown Chicago, Terra Casa S.A. in partnership with the Polish American Chamber of Commerce and the Warsaw Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International presented one of the most impressive residential investments presently under construction in Warsaw. The Art Deco Wola Apartments are built in a unique part…

    Bicentennial of the University of Warsaw Exhibit in Chicago’s Thompson Center

    From June 6-10, 2016, the Warsaw Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International and the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Chicago presented a special exhibit documenting the 200-year long history of the University of Warsaw, Poland at the James R. Thompson Center Atrium. On November 19, 1816, Emperor of Russia and King of Poland Alexander I…

    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…

    WARSAW: Thursday King’s Dinner

    The Warsaw Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International presents an international culinary extravaganza showcasing gourmet cuisine from Poland and the United States at the Sheridan Shore Yacht Club on June 4, 2015, cocktails at 6 pm, dinner at 7 pm. This special fundraiser pays tribute to the historic weekly dinners hosted on Thursdays by Poland’s…