Austin Angers French Market
Nov
16
9:00 AM09:00

Austin Angers French Market

  • St Edwards University Main Campus (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Austin Angers French Market is a fun family event featuring guests from Angers France. The delegation will include musicians, film makers, artists, performers, and chefs from our sister City in the Loire valley of France. Visiting artists from France will collaborate with Austin artists (some of whom have previously visited Angers

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El Grito de Independencia
Sep
15
5:00 AM05:00

El Grito de Independencia

  • Texas State Capitol - South Lawn (map)
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In collaboration with the Consulate General of Mexico, the Austin-Saltillo Sister City Committee,  the City of Austin, Univision, the State Preservation Board, and the Mexican American Legislative Caucus, Austin’s annual Fiesta de El Grito de Independencia is a musical celebration and historical re-enactment of Mexico’s call for independence from Spain.

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July Meeting - Koblenz Sister Cities
Jul
17
6:30 PM18:30

July Meeting - Koblenz Sister Cities

Dear Koblenz Friends: Hope you can make our next meeting on Wednesday, July 17th. (Reminder: our new regular meeting day is the third Wednesday of each month.) We'll be looking at the planning of three major events for the coming year: the ASCI Passport to the World in October, our Second Annual Karneval in February, and an Austin Delegation to Koblenz in June 2020.

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Oita Japan Mixer
Jun
27
6:00 PM18:00

Oita Japan Mixer

Join us for a fun Japan themed evening. Meet an official from our sister city, Oita: Takahiro Yoshikawa. Yoshikawa-san has been in Austin on an exchange program since last August. He will be providing an overview of Oita, and upcoming events they are hosting such as the Rugby World Cup.

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Japan-Texas Leadership Symposium
Mar
27
8:00 AM08:00

Japan-Texas Leadership Symposium

  • Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 2019 Japan-Texas Leadership Symposium is a program of Sister Cities International in partnership with the Koyamada International Foundation (KIF), hosted by the City of San Antonio and supported by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This first-of-its-kind sister cities symposium is being presented to enhance the longstanding bonds of friendship and collaboration between Japan and the United States at the sub-national level, especially as it pertains to business, cultural, and community exchanges

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Taiwan Beats / SXSW 2019
Mar
13
to Mar 14

Taiwan Beats / SXSW 2019

Taiwanese music has always been driving the Mandarin pop market, making it the most important country in the business.
Having the opportunity to participate in SXSW, the world's most prestigious music and interactive event is an honor. It is with pleasure that we bring with us the best of Taiwan's artists, including 大象體操 Elephant Gym is a highly-skilled math rock band. EggPlantEgg 茄子蛋 won the Golden Melody Award with their Tai-Ke rock. CHIU PI and, 激膚 My Skin Against Your Skin are the finest amongst the EDM artists. On top of that, there's the urban folk rock from the bands The Fur., and I Mean Us to bring to you a whole new experience, with the diversity and energy of Taiwan's creativity..

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Austin Marathon - Team Japan
Feb
17
10:00 PM22:00

Austin Marathon - Team Japan

Walk or run the February 17th Austin Marathon 5K, half or full marathon with Team Japan!

We are excited that the Honorable Consul-General Fukushima and Honorable Vice Consul-General Sugiura will be participating on Team Japan with a dinner for Team Japan on the evening of February 16th.

Registration for the 2019 is open now. Run, walk, or cheer in support!
1. Follow this link to register. CHOOSE TEAM JAPAN in the "Join a Team" section.

2. Get ready to walk or run!

3. Raise $11, $22, or $30 per mile to help us reach our goal of raising $5,000 to support sending Austin runners to Oita. Set up your fundraiser here.

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GlobalAustin's Holiday Party & Benefit Night
Dec
11
5:00 PM17:00

GlobalAustin's Holiday Party & Benefit Night

Every year, GlobalAustin partners with Ten Thousand Villages to celebrate the holiday season with our community while supporting the store and GlobalAustin through the purchase of beautiful fair-trade gifts from around the world.

A percentage of sales during our holiday party go directly to GlobalAustin in support of future events and programs!

Please join us in celebration of the season while enjoying friends and light appetizers as you shop unique wares from global artisans.

FREE ADMISSION AND PLENTY OF PARKING SPOTS BEHIND THE BUILDING! 

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