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  • Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago

Celebrate the the 25th anniversaries of Ukrainian Independence and the Sister City Anniversary between Chicago and Kyiv with a special gala banquet. Individual tickets are $150 and sponsorship is available. To learn more, purchase tickets or arrange for sponsorship, please visit Ukraine25Chicago.org. Cocktails 2:00pm Dinner and program 3:00pm

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Join the Kyiv Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International at the Gene Siskel Film Center for the documentary The Babushkas of Chernobyl from June 17-23, 2016. Fri, Jun 17th 2:00pm Fri, Jun 17th 6:15pm Sat, Jun 18th 7:45pm Sun, Jun 19th 3:00pm Mon, Jun 20th 6:15pm Tue, Jun 21st 8:15pm Wed, Jun 22nd 8:00pm Thu, Jun 23rd…

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  • Ukrainian Cultural Center - Chicago, 2247 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago

We regret to inform you that Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko will not be able to come to Chicago as planned. The meetings and events announced for his visit are canceled. Arrangements for returning payments made for the banquet are being made. Thank you for your support and understanding. The Kyiv Committee of Chicago Sister Cities…

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  • Soldier Field, 1410 Museum Campus Drive, Chicago

The Kyiv Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International is assembling a “Friends of Ukraine” team to run the 2016 Soldier Field 10 Mile on Saturday, May 28, 2016. Sponsored by Fleet Feet Sports, the race honors America’s Armed Forces on Memorial Day weekend. To mark the 25th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Chicago…

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  • Soldier Field, Chicago

Please join the Kyiv Committee for the 2017 Soldier Field 10 Mile Run on Saturday morning, May 27, 2017, to honor America’s military and to raise funds to support the rehabilitation of Ukraine’s troops. Join the “50 for 50” team:  The “50 for 50″ team  seeks to assemble a team of no fewer than 50 runners…

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  • Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 2320 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago

The Kyiv Committee of CSCI, in collaboration with the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art and the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America Branch 85, present a slide presentation and lecture by Dr. Natalia Moussienko, Ukrainian philosopher and Fulbright scholar. The presentation will include works of art inspired and created during the revolution in Kyiv, Ukraine,…

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  • Old Crow Smokehouse, River North, 149 W. Kinzie Street, Chicago

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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  • IO Urban Roofscape at The Godfrey Hotel, 127 W Huron Street, Chicago

Presented by Ukrainian Chicago Magazine in partnership with Miss Ukrainian Diaspora and VIDIA, the Kyiv Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International is supporting the upcoming fundraiser, Ukrainian Chicago Fashion Show. The proceeds will benefit those affected by the conflict in Ukraine. The show will feature three collections by leading Ukrainian fashion designer, Olena Dats. Seating…

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  • Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60601

Join the Kyiv Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International at the Gene Siskel Film Center for the documentary The Babushkas of Chernobyl from April 22-28, 2016. Friday April 22nd @ 2:00pm Friday April 22nd @ 6:00pm (Dir. Holly Morris in attendance) Saturday April 23rd @ 5:15pm (Dir. Holly Morris in attendance) Sunday April 24th @ 3:00pm (Dir…..

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  • 1936 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL

Online tickets sales have ended. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door with cash, credit or check. Donations still being accepted online, below. The turmoil in Ukraine has created an under-reported and alarming humanitarian crisis. Nearly one million people have been displaced by fighting in Eastern Ukraine, including children orphaned by the war, critically…

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  • Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60601

Join the Kyiv Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International at the Gene Siskel Film Center for the Chicago premiere of the documentary The Babushkas of Chernobyl on Sunday, January 17 at 5:00 pm, followed by a post-screening reception, co-hosted by the committee. The film is also being screened at 7:45 pm on Saturday, January 16. Director Holly Morris…

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  • Old Town School of Folk Music, The Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall, 4545 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago

For 25 years, Ukrainians around the world have celebrated independence in their fatherland. For those same 25 years, Ukrainians in Chicago have forged a bond with Ukraine’s ancient Capital, Kyiv. As part of a year-long celebration of Ukraine’s independence and the founding of the Chicago-Kyiv sister city relationship, we’re dipping into the winter season’s deep…