The gala cultural event on August 19 will include an entertainment program showcasing the best of each of Union City's Sister City’s culture. Visitors and dignitaries will be on hand representing: Pasay City, Philippines; Santa Rosalia, Mexico; Jalandhar, India; Chiang Rai, Thailand, and Liyang, China.
This year, we will also be welcoming our newest Sister City - Asadabad, Afghanistan.
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, entertainers and musicians will be performing that represent the cutures of each of our sister cities and their respective countries.
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 six sister cities: Liyang, China; Pasay City, Philippines; Santa Rosalia, Mexico; Jalandhar, India; Chiang Rai, Thailand; and Asadabad, Afghanistan. All Sister City events and cultural visitations are funded privately by its members and through its annual Sister City Festival event.
The eighth annual event will include a buffet dinner and a multicultural entertainment program.
Date: Sunday, August 19, 2010
Location: Union City Sports Center, 31224 Union City Blvd., Union City.
Time: 5:00 PM
Tickets: $15 per person. For tickets, call:
Pat Gacoscos (510) 918-7555
Jaime Jaramillo (510) 489-4100
Lee Guio (408) 888-8413
Gary Singh (510) 489-3331