Mayor Hulthén of Gothenburg visits Chicago

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Chicago’s Sister City relationship with Gothenburg, Anneli Hulthén, Mayor and Chairman of the Executive Board of the City of Gothenburg will be visiting Chicago accompanied by Lars-Göran Larsson, Director of International Relations and Stephanie Toro, International Relations Officer to further strength the ties between the cities.      

Taste of Chicago Sister Cities: Gothenburg

The Gothenburg Committee presents Taste of Chicago Sister Cities: Gothenburg featuring a reception and 5-course meal created by Michelin starred Swedish Chef Håkan Thörnström. Chef Thörnström will create an epic 5-course meal in cooperation with students from the culinary school, Kendall College. Anneli Hulthen, Mayor of Gothenburg will participate and special guest Lars-Åke Skager, former Deputy Mayor of Gothenburg will…

Nordic Folk Dancers of Chicago performs at the Festival

The 7th Annual Chicago Sister Cities International Festival will transform Daley Plaza into an international village filled with merchants, food, music, and dance from Chicago’s 28 Sister Cities. Nordic Folk Dancers of Chicago will be performing traditional and beautiful dance representing the culture and heritage of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Raoul Wallenberg Commemoration

The Gothenburg Committee is co-sponsoring a ceremony honoring the Swedish diplomat and humanitarian Raoul Wallenberg for his courage and actions that saved thousands of Jewish lives in Hungary 1944. The one-hour ceremony will feature a beautiful flag raising ceremony, greeting from Honorary Consul General Ulf Anvin and traditional summer songs by Swedish chorus Merula at Daley…

25th Anniversary Reception

The Gothenburg Committee is hosting a cocktail reception in celebration of Chicago’s and Gothenburg’s 25th anniversary as Sister Cities at Maxim’s: The Nancy Goldberg International Center. Memories from the past and future projects will be discussed over a smorgasbord of Swedish delicacies.