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Friday, 17 February 2017 09:54

Chinese Week 2017

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Monday, 13 February 2017 14:31

Summer Intensive Chinese Program

summer intensive chinese program 2017

 

Summer Intensive Chinese Program in Taiwan by Overseas Community Affairs Council and Santa Ana Culture Center of TECOLA. For more information, click here. To download the full brochure, click here.

 

 

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Monday, 13 February 2017 00:47

Encyclopedias Book Presentation

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Presentation of the Encyclopedias of Buddhist Arts to Phoenix Public Library. Through the efforts of the Taipei committee, City Librarian Rita and Manager Carol received these books from Master Yong Shan on behalf of Venerable Master Hsing Yun. 

 

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Monday, 13 February 2017 00:27

Taipei Firefighters Visit Phoenix

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Taipei Sister Cities Committee Welcome Dinner for Taipei Fire Fighters Jack Chiu and Roger Lang

 

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Taipei Sister Cities Taipei Night Thanksgiving Dinner for Phoenix and Taipei Fire Fighters

 

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Group Photo with Phoenix Fire Station 12

 

pic4 Taipei Fire Fighters Jack Chiu and Roger Lang with Rick Gerrard, Lin Ling Lee and Wen Chyi Chiu

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Monday, 13 February 2017 00:14

Mayor Stanton Taipei Visit

 

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 Mayor Greg Stanton and Delegation at Reaffirmation Ceremony of Phoenix and Taipei Sister Cities and Welcome by Mayor Wen Je Ko at Taipei City Hall

 

 

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Mayor Greg Stanton and Mayor Wen Je Ko Signing Reaffirmation Documents

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 Mayor Greg Stanton with Mayor Wen Je Ko and President Ing Wen Tsai 

  

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Mayor Greg Stanton and Delegation at Taipei City Council Welcome 

 

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Wednesday, 01 February 2017 15:29

Phoenix Sister Cities 5k

PHOENIX SISTER CITIES 5K link

 

When: Saturday, April 15

Time: Race begins at 8 a.m., Check-in begins at 7 a.m.

Where: 5802 E. Indian School Road. Phoenix, AZ

To register: Click here

If you have any questions, please contact us at: 602.534.3751

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Friday, 27 January 2017 09:43

Mayor's International Gala 2017

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2017 Mayor's International Gala

Join Mayor Greg Stanton and Phoenix Sister Cities for an amazing evening of international cuisine and entertainment from around the world.

 

When: Thursday April 27, 2017

 

Time: Reception 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

           Dinner 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

 

Place: Sheraton Downtown Phoenix

            340 N. 3rd Street

            Phoenix, AZ 85004

 

Attire: Business or traditional international

 

Drawing Tickets

Tickets: 1 ticket may be purchased for $20; 6 tickets may be purchased for $100

 

Prizes: Round trip travel to any Phoenix Sister City + $3,000 cash; $2,500 cash; $1,000 gift certificate toward TUMI Luggage

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For more information, to register for the gala and to purchase drawing tickets, click here.

 

Registration/Sponshorship Opportunities/Additional Information: 

Paula West: 602-534-2200

Anne Thorne: 602-821-1979

or www.phoneixsistercities.org

 

 

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Thursday, 17 November 2016 12:25

Lights of the World Festival

Lights of the World 2016 will be launching November 18, 2016 and take place at Rawhide Western Town at Wild Horse Pass until January 28, 2017. Lights of the World, is a unique international lantern arts festival that combines the age-old Chinese tradition of lantern festivals with modern cutting-edge technology and lights.

This Festival offers exciting fundraising opportunities for the Phoenix Sister Cities Committees. One dollar of every ticket sold through the coupon codes below will be donated to the corresponding committee. Please support the committee of your choice by using the discount codes below when purchasing tickets.

Tickets can be purchased at: http://lightsoftheworldus.com/buy-ticket/

Coupons assigned to each Committee are as follows:

PSC01: Phoenix Sister Cities (overall program)
PSC02: Calgary Canada Committee
PSC03: Catania, Italy Committee
PSC04: Chengdu, China Committee
PSC05: Ennis, Ireland Committee
PSC06: Grenoble, France Committee
PSC07: Hermosillo, Mexico Committee
PSC08: Himeji, Japan Committee
PSC09: Prague, Czech Republic Committee
PSC10: Ramat-Gan, Israel Committee
PSC11: Taipei, Taiwan Committee
PSC12: Disabilities Awareness Committee

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Phoenix Celebrates 37th Anniversary of Sister Cities with Taipei, Taiwan with Award Winning Artist Chris Ho’s Exhibition Honoring Sister Cities Relationship and Double Tenth Celebration 

 

            Phoenix celebrates the 37th Anniversary of the Sister Cities relationship with Taipei, Taiwan with an amazing art exhibit featuring award winning famous Taiwan artist Chris Ho. The official grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremonies were held on October 4 led by Coordinator and Sponsor Lin Ling Lee and Wen Chyi Chiu with Honorable VIP guests, House of Representative Kate Brophy McGee, Fountain Hills Mayor Linda Kavangh and Phoenix Deputy Fire Chief Mark Faulkner to celebrate Phoenix, Arizona and Taipei, Taiwan’s 37th anniversary of long lasting and strong relationship and friendship, to honor Arizona 104 years of statehood, to acknowledge ROC Taiwan Double Tenth celebration, to welcome Taiwan Artist Chris Ho, to recognize young ambassadors from Desert Palm School, and to promote international arts and cultural awareness and connections between sister cities of Taipei and Phoenix. Desert Palm School students were honored as global youth ambassadors and presented with medals awards and school supplies.

           The exhibition is coordinated by Phoenix Taipei Sister Cities and is in team with Arizona Capitol Museum, Global Federation of Chinese Business Women Arizona Chapter, Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, and Chong Hua Academy. The exhibit and event is also very successfully coordinated and sponsored by Lin Ling Lee, Commissioner of City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture and Wen Chyi Chiu, Global Federation of Chinese Business Women Arizona Chapter President. During the ceremony, Taiwan Artist Chris Ho presented Honorable Kate Brophy McGee with his tiger painting, presented Honorable Fountain Hills Mayor Linda Kavanagh with his eagle painting, and presented Deputy Fire Chief Mark Faulkner with bamboo, flower and birds painting.  In addition, audiences were treated with Taiwan Artist Chris Ho’s famous eagle painting demonstrations to inspire younger generations and audiences’ creativity and awareness of the significance and beauty of Taiwanese art and culture. His eagle painting was presented to Ms. Beth Martin and Desert Palm School. 

             Taiwan artist Chris Ho specializes in traditional and classical Chinese paintings and dedicates his art to endangered species. Taiwan Artist Chris Ho is most known for his lifelike Tiger and Eagle paintings, and his famous art of eagle soaring to the moon was presented to President George W. Bush. In addition, he was chosen by the U.S. Postal Service for the “Stamp by Mail” Program.

 

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Photo 1: Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
 
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Photo 2: Group Photo with Students

 

 

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