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
Dear Friends of the Austin-Koblenz Sister Cities Committee, you are invited to a Member Appreciation Celebration on Sunday, November 17 at 3pm at the German-Texan Heritage Society for original German Stollen and homemade Glühwein!
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.
On September 13th, Mr. Karl Matthias Klause, Head of the Economic Section at the German Embassy in Washington DC will offer an overview on transatlantic trade, European politics, and the importance of the EU-US relationship to Texas.
Two special performances of the Taipei Li-Yuan Peking Opera Theatre and Maestro Bao-Chun Li are proudly presented by Buddha's Light International Association, the Foundation for Chinese Cultural Heritage, the C. F. Koo Foundation, and the Austin Chinese-American Network
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.
The Japan Oita #OitaATX 2019 Festival is hosted by the Austin-Oita Sister City Committee, a non-profit, volunteer organization founded in 1990. The family friendly event celebrates Japanese culture with residents of the Austin area. Oita, Japan is one of Austin’s 13 Sister Cities.
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.
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
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..
Austin-Koblenz Sister City Committee, the German-Texan Heritage Society and Austin Saengerrunde bring Karneval, a 800-year old tradition to Texas! Well, we will do it "Austin Style" - live music, kid's entertainment hot weather, and just a little weird...and of course with plenty of German Wurst, dance, and beers!
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.
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.
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