BUSAN: An Evening of Korean Traditional Music

The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Chicago and the Busan Committee of CSCI present a P’ansori performance of scenes from The Song of Hŭngbo by Prof. Chan E. Park of Ohio State University. P’ansori, proclaimed as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2003, is a genre…

LAHORE: From Chicago to Lahore: A Cultural Nexus

The Lahore Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International presents From Chicago to Lahore: A Cultural Nexus, an evening celebrating the rich cultural and artistic heritage of Chicago’s sister city of Lahore, Pakistan. The works range from renowned masterpieces to contemporary explorations in various media including paintings, photographs, films and writings by artists from two differing…

MOSCOW: Russia Day Celebration 2012

On June 14,2012, the Moscow Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International hosts more than 250 Russians and Americans to celebrate Russia Day at a black-tie gala at the Chicago Cultural Center. The event honors Russia’s national holiday, which is celebrated on June 12 and commemorates the day when the Russian Parliament formally declared sovereignty over…