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IN THE MEDIA

 

August 16, 2012
To Ireland & beyond
Expect a sea of green as the 3rd annual “Phoenix Sister Cities 5K Run and Family Walk” hits Arizona Falls in the Arcadia neighborhood of Phoenix on Sat, Nov. 10.
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July 21, 2012
21 foreign students get taste of Arizona summer
Valley students host peers from 9 nations in program offered by Sister Cities
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July 19, 2012
Phoenix Sister Cities Youth Ambassadors arrive
Twenty-one city of Phoenix Sister Cities Youth Ambassadors are hosting more than 20 students from Phoenix’s nine sister cities for two weeks, from July 16 to 27, giving them a taste of a teen’s life in the United States.
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July 18, 2012
Youth Ambassadors From Nine Countries Exchange Ideas/Culture
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  July 4, 2012
Youth Ambassadors' Chengdu Trip
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July 2012
Local resident to teach in Japan
North Central resident Cole Schlesinger was one of five Phoenicians selected by Phoenix Sister Cities for its Teach Abroad Program.
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June 26 , 2012
Eyes on other worlds
Through Each Other’s Eyes “helps people around the world understand and appreciate cultures different from their own.” It started in 1988 as an artistic outreach of the Phoenix Sister Cities program.
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June 14, 2012
Phoenix, sede de importante enlace global
En un evento anual que reunio a Phoenix y sus ciudades hermanas, el alcalde Greg Stanton y otros abordaron sobre programas de sostenibilidad y eficiencia energetica
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June 14, 2012
Young ambassadors a long way from Arizona
Two youth ambassadors from the US state of Arizona are settling into Ennis life as part of the Ennis-Phoenix Youth Ambassador Exchange programme.
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June 13, 2012
Taipei Sister Cities Photo Exhibit at City Hall
Two photo exhibits, "The Many Splendors of Taiwan" and "Taiwan Plugging into the World" will be on display 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday, June 1 to 15, at Phoenix City Hall atrium, 200 W. Washington St. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
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June 11, 2012
3 Ahwatukee boys heading to France for music festival
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June 5, 2012
Photography exhibit celebrates Phoenix Sister City relationship
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June 2, 2012
Experiencing the music of France: Three local teens chosen to play at international music festival
Three Ahwatukee Foothills residents are taking their passion for music across international waters as they perform at the fourth annual Grenoble Music Festival in France.
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May 31, 2012
Taipei Chinese Culture Summer Camp Set June 25-29
The 2012 Taipei Chinese Culture Summer Camp offers students 6 to 15 years old a cross-cultural experience and opportunity to gain an appreciation of diversity, expand their international understanding and develop a global perspective of the world.
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May 24, 2012
Exposiciones sobre Taiwán para celebrar la hermandad
Phoenix celebrará dos exposiciones fotográficas gratuitas para celebrar el 33 aniversario de su hermandad con Taiwán.

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May 24, 2012
Taiwan Photography Exhibit Celebrates Phoenix Sister City Relationship
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May 24, 2012
Three Phoenix Musicians Attend Grenoble Music Festival in France
Alex Sipes, Christopher Kontos and Collin Sleasman, local Phoenix musicians, will participate in the fourth annual Grenoble Music Festival in France from June 11 to June 22.
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May 22, 2012
100 Kids from Phoenix Children's Chorus Embark on Italy Concert Tour
Chorus to travel with Catania delegation to mark 10-year sister city anniversary.
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May 16, 2012
Phoenix Sister Cities Global Links Business Outlook Luncheon
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May 16, 2012
Taiwan Photography Exhibit Celebrates Phoenix Sister City Relationship
Two photo exhibits, “The Many Splendors of Taiwan” and “Taiwan Plugging into the World” will be on display 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday, June 1 to 15, at Phoenix City Hall atrium, 200 W. Washington St. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
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May 16, 2012
Gina Anne DeGraw | On the Move
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May 15, 2012
5/19: Phoenix Children's Chorus perform 'Centennial Serenade'
Two-part concert series serves as a send-off for the Phoenix Children's Chorus biennial international tour as they travel with the Catania delegation.
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May 11, 2012
Sister Cities selects Teach Abroad participants for 2012-13
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May 3, 2012
City Comparison: Calgary vs. Phoenix
When Calgary went looking for a U.S. sister city back in 1996, Phoenix was a logical fit. As a fellow western city with a roughly comparable population - currently slightly more than 1.4 million to Calgary's almost 1.1 million - many other similarities, it wasn't a huge stretch to call Calgary the "Phoenix of the North."
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April 25, 2012
Phoenix Sister Cities Selects Teach Abroad Participants for 2012-13 School Year
Phoenix Sister Cities has selected five participants for the Teach Abroad program. Chosen through a competitive process with more than 70 applicants, the Teach Abroad instructors will live and work in Phoenix’s sister city of Himeji, Japan, from Sept. 1, 2012 through Aug. 31, 2013.
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March 11 , 2012
Remembering Japan
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February 28, 2012
Phoenix Youth Ambassadors Selected for Sister City Visits
Twenty-one Phoenix high school students were selected as youth ambassadors to travel to Phoenix’s nine sister cities through a summer student exchange program.
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February 26, 2012
Value of Sister Cities programs must be recognized
by Rick DeGraw
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January 30 , 2012
Celebrating Chinese Culture
Mahjong lessons. Kung fu demonstrations. A dragon boat display. All were part of the Phoenix Chinese Week’s “Culture and Cuisine Festival” at the COFCO Chinese Cultural Center in Phoenix.
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October 19, 2011
Contest features disabled artists
November’s First Friday event will showcase the artwork of disabled Arizona artists and disabled artists from five of Phoenix’s nine sister cities for the first time in this year’s sixth annual International Competition for Artists with Disabilities.
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October 11, 2011
A picture is worth...
Through Each Others Eyes originated in 1988 as an artistic outreach of the Phoenix Sister Cities program. Today the non-profit specializes in using photography to “help people around the world understand and appreciate cultures different than their own.”
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September 28, 2011
Program benefits from 5k walk/run
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September 22, 2011
Chinese arts and culture
The Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix presents a “Museum Encounter” with three instrumentalists and two vocalists from Phoenix sister city Chengdu, China.
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July 30, 2011
Origami & beyond
Through Each Others Eyes, an organization that uses photography to promote international understanding, has a photographic exchange exhibit with Japanese photographers. It’s the 17th such exchange between photographers in sister cities Phoenix and Himeji.
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March 17, 2011
Ireland meets Japan
Festival guests are invited to participate with the Phoenix Sister Cities Commission as they launch a fund drive to assist relief efforts in Japan by making donations at the Himeji, Japan booth in the “Sister Cities Village.”
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March 13, 2011
Thoughts of Japan
During tough — and truly tragic – times, those who feel the strongest need to help are often the people who have a personal connection with those affected. Phoenix has such a connection to Japan, and our country’s strong political alliance with Japan is well known and highly regarded.
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September 14, 2010
Ahwatukee Life: Foothills woman at helm of Phoenix's global ties
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November 6, 2009
Valley Sister City programs help foster cultural, economic and business connections.
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