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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    6:30 pm-10:00 pm

    It’s movie night at Houston-Leipzig featuring the movie: Lola Rennt! – Run Lola Run.

    Thursday, August 24, 2017

    6:30 pm

    427 Lovett Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006.

    For more details and to RSVP please visit:

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    5:30 pm-7:00 pm

    East West Bank/Conference Room – On the last Tuesday of 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.

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    6:00 pm-8:00 pm

    Houston-Tampico Sister City Association invites you to the opening ceremony of “Destination CDMX” (“Destino CDMX”).

    Selected images of the history of tourism from the U.S. to Mexico City from 1873-1957.

    Marco Bracamontres, curator

    Opening reception:
    Date: Tuesday, August 29, 2017
    Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm

    Houston City Hall
    901 Bagby St.
    Houston, Texas 77002

    Free street parking after 6:00 pm

    Generously supported by:
    University of Houston
    City of Houston

    In memory of Professor of Tourism Rodolfo Casparius (U of H)

    (281) 793-8577

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    6:00 pm-7:30 pm

    On August 30, 2017, members of the Houston-Taipei Society and Sister Cities of Houston will attend a private tour of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

    Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the unique specimens of butterflies at the Cockrell Butterfly Center.

    Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    Houston Museum of Natural Science
    5555 Hermann Park Drive
    Houston, Texas 77030.

    Garage parking is available at the museum.

    Meet at 5:45 PM in front of McDonald’s in main hall past IMAX.

    6:00-7:30 PM

    Free for HTS members – please RSVP