The gala cultural event on August 21 will include an entertainment program showcasing the best of each sister city’s culture. The Sister Cities include: Pasay City, Philippines; Santa Rosalia, Mexico; Jalandhar, India; Chiang Rai, Thailand, and Liyang, China.
A sumptuous buffet dinner will be included with food from local restaurants. Attendees will have the opportunity to sample authentic ethnic cuisine and develop a greater appreciation for the cultural diversity within our community.
Dancers and musicians will be performing that represent each of our sister cities and their respective countries.
The line-up includes:
- Steps, Styles & Spotlights - Traditional Filipino Dancing
- Wat Buddanasorn - Thai Performance
- Lisa Performing Arts - Traditional Chinese Dance
- Ollin Anahuac - Traditional Aztec Dance Group
- Bhangra and Giddha Dance Troupe - Indian Dance
Date: Sunday, August 21, 2010
Time: 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Location: Ruggieri Senior Center, 33997 Alvarado-Niles Road, Union City.
Price: $12 per person
Buffet includes food from the following restaurants:
- Chow King
- Dominos Pizza
- Gerry's Grill
- King Egg Roll
- Krispy Kreme
- Mexico Lindo
- Raja Sweets
- Thai Kitchen
- Paddy's Coffee
About the Friends of the Sister Cities
The Union City Sister City Festival is organized by the Union City Friends of Sister Cities, a volunteer group comprised of individuals with ties to each of the five sister cities: Liyang, China; Pasay City, Philippines; Santa Rosalia, Mexico; Jalandhar, India; and Chiang Rai, Thailand. All Sister City events and cultural visitations are funded privately by its members and through its annual Sister City Festival event.