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

Japan-Texas Leadership Symposium

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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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Book Presentation of "50 Years of Friendship and Memories"
Nov
9
6:00 PM18:00

Book Presentation of "50 Years of Friendship and Memories"

Join the Austin-Saltillo Sister Cities Association and Mexic-Arte Museum on Friday, November 9 from 6-9pm for a special reception and presentation of "50 Years of Friendship and Memories". The book chronicles the past five decades of friendship, respect, and mutual exchange between Sister Cities Austin, Texas and Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico. There will be complementary beverages and antojitos.

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Passport To The World: Family-Friendly International Festival
Nov
3
12:00 PM12:00

Passport To The World: Family-Friendly International Festival

Enjoy an afternoon of exploring Austin's rich international community through live performances, interactive games and crafts, international snacks, speakers, and so much more! Learn about all of Austin's incredible Sister Cities & Friendship Cities -- be sure to get your passport stamped! Fun for kids of all ages but most activities suited for children 5+.

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Project ATX concert: Li'l Cap'n Travis / Ethan Azarian / Little Mazarn | JAL
Oct
5
8:00 PM20:00

Project ATX concert: Li'l Cap'n Travis / Ethan Azarian / Little Mazarn | JAL

Japan Airlines and Austin Festival Express, and Austin-Oita Sister City Committee - AOSCC Austin Oita Japan present an evening of fantastic music! The project is called Supergroup. Musicians traveling and performing together on their way to international cities. In collaboration with Project ATX6, this effort will help us continue to expand our reach in sharing Austin music with the world. 

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