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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    5:30 pm-7:00 pm

    Sister Cities of Houston will utilize the M/V Sam Houston for a port tour on Saturday, June 8th at 5:30 PM. Food and beverages will be provided during the course of the instructional tour of the Port of Houston. Seating is limited, please RSVP directly to Denisse at

    Looking forward to seeing you on June 8th!

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    10:00 am-11:00 am

    We are pleased to announce that Houston has been chosen to host the 2019 Sister Cities International Conference at the 61st Sister Cities Annual Conference that took place at Virginia Beach, VA on July 13- July 15.

    During the Conference Harry Gee, President of the Sister Cities of Houston and Ellen Goldberg, Immediate Past President of the Sister Cities of Houston had a chance to make a presentation to Sister Cities International and was selected to host the 2019 conference in Houston. Since that will be the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, we all hope to work together with NASA to make it a memorable event.

    Pictured above: Houston Karachi President Muhamad Sheik receiving an Award from Sister Cities International.

    Pictured above: the announcement of Houston being awarded the 2019 International Conference with Ellen Goldberg, Past President SCH, Muhamad Sheik, Pres. HKSCA and Cristal Montanez-Baylor, At Large Board member of SCH.

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    6:00 pm-8:00 pm

    On July 29, 2017, members of the Houston-Taipei Society sponsored a table and attended the 47th Annual Miss Chinatown Houston Pageant. Congratulations to all the winners!