City of Houston Citizenship Month, November 1-30, 2017

2017 will be the 9th year of the City of Houston’s Citizenship Month celebrating the “Many Faces of Houston”. There are three ways you and your Sister City can get involved – by sponsoring an event, by organizing an event and by participating in an event.

See the below PDF’s for more information:
Event Proposal Form
Mission Statement
Sponsorship Form
Vision Statement

Save the Date for the 2017 Sister Cities of Houston’s Annual Fall Concert!

This year’s theme is “Our Bridges to the World”
When: Saturday, November 18, 2017, Concert 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Audience/Performer Reception – 7:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: MATCH, 3400 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002

Houston Matters Radio Interview with Susan Young and Stephen Braun

Susan Young and Stephen Braun were interviewed by Houston Public Media radio on their Houston Matters program. The interview can be heard below (click the red and white arrow button below):

Sister Cities of Houston Meeting with Mayor Turner and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office for Hurricane Harvey Check Presentation.

On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, Sister Cities of Houston President Harry Gee, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office Director Mr. and Mrs. Louis Huang and staff, along with Houston-Taipei Society President Daniel Chen and HTS member Jackson Chang, met at Houston Mayor, Sylvester Turner’s office to present a donation to the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Click thumbnails for full size image.

Sister Cities of Houston – Youth Talent Showcase 2018

*New Deadline – Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 5:00 pm*
*Click below image for more details*

Congratulations 2017 Young Artists Showcase Finalist Brigite Nikizaq!

Congratulations to Nikizaq Brigite of Houston, Texas. Nikizaq is one of this year’s 2017 Sister Cities International Young Artist and Authors Showcase finalists with her “United by One World” artwork below. Click the thumbnail for a full size photo, and click here for the full press release, congratulations again Nikizaq!

 

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  • Sister Cities Houston – September Board Meeting
    5:00 pm-6:30 pm
    2016.09.27

    East West Bank/Conference Room – Each month, the Board of Directors of Sister Cities of Houston meet to discuss ongoing business and initiatives. The Board is composed of five elected members of the Executive Committee, four at large board members and one ex officio representative from each Sister City organization.

  • Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association – Leipzig in Houston – The Glorious Sounds of Leipzig
    7:30 pm-9:30 pm
    2016.09.27

    Tuesday,  September 27th at 7:30 pm

     The Glorious Sounds of Leipzig

    Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice Boulevard, Houston, TX 77005

    As part of Leipzig in Houston, this evening of Leipzig’s 19th-century masters Mendelssohn and Reger, with the Bach Choir, Houston Saengerbund, and brass players from the Houston Symphony promises some spectacular music. Tickets are available at $25 for the general public, $20 for seniors, and $5 for students.

    Tickets may be purchased here:

    Leipzig in Houston is a festival celebrating both cities’ arts and cultures. The concept arose from “Little Leipzig Week”, founded by former Bach Society Houston director Albert LeDoux in 2010, as a way to honor the city in which J.S. Bach wrote his most important music. Since then, Little Leipzig Week has grown, and in 2016 will begin its first year as a full festival over 10 days, involving 10 organizations with ties to both cities.

    Leipzig in Houston – September 25th through October 2nd

    Click here for more information

     

  • Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association – Leipzig in Houston – The Glorious Sounds of Leipzig
    7:30 pm-9:30 pm
    2016.09.27

    Tuesday,  September 27th at 7:30 pm

     The Glorious Sounds of Leipzig

    Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice Boulevard, Houston, TX 77005

    As part of Leipzig in Houston, this evening of Leipzig’s 19th-century masters Mendelssohn and Reger, with the Bach Choir, Houston Saengerbund, and brass players from the Houston Symphony promises some spectacular music. Tickets are available at $25 for the general public, $20 for seniors, and $5 for students.

    Tickets may be purchased here:

    Leipzig in Houston is a festival celebrating both cities’ arts and cultures. The concept arose from “Little Leipzig Week”, founded by former Bach Society Houston director Albert LeDoux in 2010, as a way to honor the city in which J.S. Bach wrote his most important music. Since then, Little Leipzig Week has grown, and in 2016 will begin its first year as a full festival over 10 days, involving 10 organizations with ties to both cities.

    Leipzig in Houston – September 25th through October 2nd

    Click here for more information

     

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  • Houston-Tyumen Sister Cities Committee – 6th Annual Welcome Reception Honoring Russian Delegations to Breakbulk Americas 2016
    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    2016.09.28

    The 6th Annual Welcome Reception
    Honoring Russian Delegations to Breakbulk Americas 2016

    Wednesday, September 28, 2016
    6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Four Seasons Hotel, Whitney Room
    1300 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77010

    Please join the U.S.-Russia Chamber of Commerce in welcoming Russian delegations to the 6th Annual Welcome Breakbulk Americas reception. This annual event draws decision makers in U.S.-Russia trade and investment, including: senior representatives from major shipping and logistics companies, leaders in the oil and gas industry, government officials, elected officials and more.

    Breakbulk Americas is the largest and most important gathering in North America for companies involved in the shipping of heavy-lift, project cargo and traditional breakbulk cargoes. The conference provides shippers with the opportunity to meet and develop relationships with the leading specialized carriers, forwarders, ports, terminals and packers who have the expertise and resources to handle oversized cargoes with unique handling requirements.

    To register click here
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  • Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association – Leipzig in Houston – All Bach Organ Concert
    7:30 pm-9:30 pm
    2016.09.29

    ALL-BACH ORGAN CONCERT
    7:30 | Free-will offering

    First Evangelical
    Lutheran Church
    1311 Holman Street

    Leipzig in Houston is a festival celebrating both cities’ arts and cultures. The concept arose from “Little Leipzig Week”, founded by former Bach Society Houston director Albert LeDoux in 2010, as a way to honor the city in which J.S. Bach wrote his most important music. Since then, Little Leipzig Week has grown, and in 2016 will begin its first year as a full festival over 10 days, involving 10 organizations with ties to both cities.

    Leipzig in Houston – September 25th through October 2nd

    Click here for more information

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  • Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association – Leipzig in Houston – Leipzig’s Art Songs
    7:30 pm-9:30 pm
    2016.09.30

    Leipzig’s Art Songs

    On September 30th, students from the Conservatory for Music and Theatre Leipzig perform German language art songs. Admission is free.

    7:30 pm – Dudley Recital Hall – Fine Arts Building – 4188 Elgin Street

    Leipzig in Houston is a festival celebrating both cities’ arts and cultures. The concept arose from “Little Leipzig Week”, founded by former Bach Society Houston director Albert LeDoux in 2010, as a way to honor the city in which J.S. Bach wrote his most important music. Since then, Little Leipzig Week has grown, and in 2016 will begin its first year as a full festival over 10 days, involving 10 organizations with ties to both cities.

    Leipzig in Houston – September 25th through October 2nd

    Click here for more information

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