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May 2018
Mayor's Dinner

Mayor’s International Dinner & Global Awards

May 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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. Want to attend? The Mayor’s International Dinner & Global Awards…

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Diplomatic Mission to Russia

May 27 - June 8

Over the last two years relations between the US and Russia have deteriorated badly.  Fort Worth Sister Cities feels the time is ripe for citizen diplomats from both countries to step in and help reduce this non-tenable situation. Many Americans and Russians genuinely yearn for good relations between our two nations. There are no problems between the peoples of Russia and the USA. We only need to overcome our distrust and fears, and build cultural understanding and respect of each…

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July 2018
Procession with flag

Tricolore Youth Sports Games

July 5 - July 14

The Tricolore Youth Sports Games, held every four years in Fort Worth’s sister city, Reggio Emilia, Italy, began due to admiration for the world Olympic Games and their ability to create peace and unity among people. Fort Worth Sister Cities International partners with local schools and sports teams who are responsible for preselecting team members based on their sport’s requirements and Sister Cities’ guidelines. Selected team members and coaches attend team and cultural orientations and cover all expenses pertaining to…

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Jr. International Leadership Academy

July 9 - July 13

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. This year’s theme, Meet the World in Fort Worth, will encourage students to explore and focus on current issues as they gain essential leadership and communication skills…

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Youth programs

International Leadership Academy

July 12 - July 26

Join this dynamic summer leadership program bringing Fort Worth students together with high school students from around the world. This year’s theme, Meet the World in Fort Worth, will encourage students to explore and focus on critical and current issues. Through ILA they will gain essential leadership and communication skills through cross-cultural activities such as art, music, and language studies. Download the registration form International Leadership Academy flash mob in Sundance Square Plaza!

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August 2018
Budapest, Hungary

Explore Budapest & Prague

August 22 - August 31

Join Councilwoman Ann Zadeh as she leads a delegation to Fort Worth's 4th sister city of Budapest, Hungary, and then on to Prague, Czech Republic. Relax on a luxurious evening cruise on the Danube, step back in time as you step across the famous Szechenyi Chain Bridge, and experience the life and culture of these beautiful cities. Some activities include: Special meeting with the U.S. Embassy in Budapest Official welcome and reception from Mayor Tarlos of Budapest Home hosted dinners…

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October 2018

Amazingly Global Race

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Compete for top prizes and bragging rights in this AMAZING race. Teams of three to five from local businesses and the community will walk, run and ride to eight stations throughout Fort Worth, attempting various challenges along the way and ending with a finish line party at the Flying Saucer. Each team is asked to raise $1,000 as an entry fee to support Sister Cities youth programs. Register a team. Learn about sponsorship opportunities. See photos from the last race.…

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