Sister Cities Day

Sunday, July 19, 2015
1-5 p.m. Nicollet Island Pavilion,
40 Power Street, Minneapolis
FREE and open to the public 

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Make your own ice cream sundaes (while supplies last), entertainment and activities for the family! An afternoon celebrating the Sister City relationships between the city of Minneapolis and:

Santiago, Chile
Kuopio, Finland
Ibaraki City, Japan
Novosibirsk, Russia
Tours, France
Winnipeg, Canada

Harbin, China
Uppsala, Sweden
Eldoret, Kenya
Cuernavaca, Mexico
Najaf, Iraq
Bosaso, Somalia

Schedule Of Events

1:00 Welcome & Introduction

1:05 Chile sin Fronteras representing Santiago, Chile

1:30 Sounds of Hope™ youth choir featuring 74 performers from 12 different countries


Meet Minneapolis: Melvin Tennant, President & CEO 

Minneapolis: Mayor Betsy Hodges 

Sister Cities International: Mary D. Kane, President & CEO 

Anniversary Recognitions: 

35th Anniversary Ibaraki City, Japan 
Mr. Sowa Toshiyuki, Deputy Mayor 

15th Anniversary Eldoret, Kenya 
Hon. Jackson K. Arap Mandago, Governor - Uasin Gishu County 

15th Anniversary Uppsala, Sweden 
Katie Fournier & Miranda Fischbach Striegel

2:40 Harisen Daiko, Taiko drum group representing Ibaraki City, Japan 

3:05 Somalian Museum Dance Troupe representing Bosaso, Somalia 

3:30 Clara Osowski & Marc Bilyeu, Source Song representing Tours, France 

3:55 Chinese Lion Dance representing Harbin, China 

4:20 Ballet Folklorico representing Cuernavaca, Mexico 

Sister Cities Day

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