Visit Nicollet Island Pavilion for the Minneapolis Sister Cities Day on July 16! There will be free ice cream and performances celebrating sister cities around the world.
Once again this year, Minneapolis is celebrating their International Sister Cities with Sister Cities Day! Join the event for a FREE ice cream social and gathering at the Nicollet Island Pavilion on Sunday, July 16 from 1 – 5 pm.
The event highlights all of Minneapolis’ International Sister Cities, with a special spotlight this year on the 50th anniversary of their Sister Cities of Winnipeg, Canada and Kuopio, Finland.
Sister Cities Performances Include:
1 pm – Ibaraki City, Japan
1:20 pm – Najaf, Iraq
Iraqi Chobi Dance Performance
Songs of Hope – International Children’s Performing Arts Group
2 pm – Official Remarks
Official remarks from elected officials and recognition of 50th anniversary with Minneapolis and Winnipeg, Canada, and Kuopio, Finland Sister City Relationships
2:30 pm – Winnipeg, Canada
Linda Breitag – French Canadian fiddle songs
3 pm – Kuopio, Finland
Jesse Nummelin, Cello, Yuki Tokuda, Dance, and Howard Dotson, Finlandia
3:30 pm – Santiago, Chile
4 pm – Eldoret, Kenya
Heart and Soul Drum Academy
4:15 pm – Eldoret, Kenya
4:30 pm – Cuernavaca, Mexico
Mexico Lindo Ballet Folklorico
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