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“The Terracotta Army: Legacy of First Emperor of China” – Field Trip to VA Museum of Fine Arts

February 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Terracotta Army Blast Here is the UPDATED information about the Gadabouts field trip to Richmond: Thursday, March 8th bus trip to Richmond  (Tentative times: board at 8:00am and return about 8:30pm. More information will be forthcoming.) $52.00 per person [...]

Chardon Polka Band @ the Taubman on April 6

February 9th, 2018|0 Comments

The Roanoke-Opole Sister City committee is sponsoring a polka party on April 6, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., at the Taubman Museum of Art in downtown Roanoke. Admission is a suggested donation of $10. The band [...]

RVSCI 2018 Young Photographers Showcase – March 30 deadline

January 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Roanoke Valley Sister Cities Young Photographers Showcase 2018 2018 Theme: The Art of Diplomacy Sister Cities International aims to promote peace through mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation – one individual, one community at a time. [...]

RVSCI 2018 Young Artists Showcase – March 30 deadline

January 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Roanoke Valley Sister Cities Young Artists Showcase 2018 2018 Theme: The Art of Diplomacy Sister Cities International aims to promote peace through mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation – one individual, one community at a time. [...]

THANKS TO THESE INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAY SPONSORS

Corporate

Individual

The Honorable David A. Bowers
Linda Harrison
Patricia Kelly
Michael Liew
KC Investments LLC
John Makay
Drs. Cynda and Bruce Johnson

OUR MISSION

Roanoke Valley Sister Cities is committed to fostering and encouraging mutual understanding, friendship and peace through cultural, medical, economic, educational and professional exchanges among the people of the Roanoke Valley and the citizens of our seven sister cities on four continents.

Our Mission

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thu 22

Korean Language classes @Roanoke College: 5:30 p.m.

February 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sat 24

Korean Language classes @Roanoke College: 12:00 p.m.

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mar 01
Mar 03

MaryJo

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

Roanoke Valley Sister Cities provides connections to four continents and seven different countries through its artistic, educational, medical, municipal, social, humanitarian and business exchanges. Some of our recent exchanges and events include:

  • Sending a youth and adult delegations and medical students to Wonju, South Korea
  • Hosting a municipal delegation from Lijiang, China
  • Sending a Roanoke County artist to Opole, Poland and featuring delicious Polish food at a booth at the Local Colors Festival
  • Aiding a widow and orphans school in Kisumu, Kenya
  • Visiting with municipal and university officials in Pskov, Russia and hosting a Russian exchange student at Ferrum College
  • Renewing our relationship  in Florianopolis, Brazil and providing humanitarian aid to a Brazilian orphanage for children with AIDS
  • Sending business interns and medical students to St-Lô, France and receiving a St-Lô artist and an intern from a French business school.
  • Establishing an internship program here in Roanoke with Roanoke College undergrads.
  • Partnering with Local Colors to better reach the multi-cultural community in Roanoke.

join us as we pursue our mission

“One individual, one community at a time.”