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Want to learn more about other cultures and how they communicate? Join us for intercultural etiquette and protocol training led by Fort Worth Sister Cities President/CEO Mae Ferguson. You will learn about: Becoming more culturally competent and appreciative of other cultures Improving and expanding international business relations Persevering in difficult situations Getting the most value out of your travels Creating a welcoming experience for people of other cultures Register online.Find out more »
Fort Worth Sister Cities International has an incredible opportunity for high school students (grades 9-12) to participate in a State Department sponsored program called the Experiment Digital. This program is scheduled for eight weeks for this summer and is free of charge and 100 percent digital.Find out more »
One of our most anticipated annual events, the Mayor’s International Dinner is made possible by the generosity of our Members Circle and provides funds to promote Fort Worth globally and enrich our community through international education, exchange and commerce. The Global Awards honor businesses, individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to global understanding, world political stability and international trade to solve international health, economic, social or environmental challenges.Find out more »
Journey to the "Bel Paese," beautiful country, and explore the pockets of Italy that make the country a classic. First, stop in Reggio Emilia, Fort Worth's sister city for 35 years, where you will get to know the culture as a local. Venture into the sun-kissed vineyards of Tuscany. Embrace a simpler way of life as you travel through this Old World country steeped in rich traditions and glorious history.Find out more »
Free for kids under 12, Kodomo No Hi, Japanese Children’s Day, is a family-oriented community event to celebrate Japanese culture. Join us for samples of Japanese food from local restaurants, sushi rolling demonstrations, games, Taiko drummer and an anime costume contest.Find out more »
Join this dynamic summer leadership program specifically designed for middle school students completing grades 6-8. The Jr. International Leadership Academy (JILA) students will meet and interact with other Fort Worth middle school students as well as university students from our sister cities while studying
international cultures in a creative, fun, and educational environment.