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7th Annual Sister City Festival

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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

Details:

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
  • Federicos
  • Gerry's Grill
  • King Egg Roll
  • Krispy Kreme
  • Mexico Lindo
  • Muskaan
  • Papillon
  • 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.

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