Sister Cities Day 2013


Sister Cities Day, Meet Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Aquatennial

This Sunday, July 14 is Sister Cities Day in Minneapolis. It is a day to celebrate the connections Minneapolis has with cities all around the world. This Aquatennial event at Nicollet Island Pavilion goes from 1-5PM and there will be music and make your own ice cream sundaes while they last.

Sister Cities:

  • Santiago, Chile
  • Kuopio, Finland
  • Ibaraki City, Japan
  • Novosibirsk, Russia
  • Tours, France
  • Harbin, China
  • Uppsala, Sweden
  • Eldoret, Kenya
  • Cuernavaca, Mexico
  • Najaf, Iraq

There will be entertainment and activities for the entire family including performances by Ballet Folkorico Mexico Azteca, Finn Hall, a Traditional Japanese dance group from Ibaraki City, and many others.

Sister Cities International was started by President Dwight Eisenhower to foster mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation between one individual, one community at a time. It focuses on creating and strengthening partnerships between communities.

because learning about other cultures can happen here at home

@mplsgossipgirl

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I am a girl loving life, food, and friends in the great city of Minneapolis. I share the events/food/places from the cities and hope that it helps you find things you come to love as well. If you want to share with me or help me with a topic contact me on twitter @mplsgossipgirl or by email at mplsgossipgirl@google.com

One response to “Sister Cities Day 2013”

  1. jenminn says :

    Thanks for writing about this event. Sounds like a lot of fun! I hope I can check it out. :)

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