SHARING IDEAS AND CULTURES
What We Do
TIMBAH BELL: THE ROOTS OF AN AESTHETIC SENSIBILITY.
The snow in Shimukappu motivates my neighbors to wrap even their sturdiest-looking shrubs in burlap to protect the branches from... read more →May 30, 2023
PRESENTING GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT EXCHANGE 2023.
"I chaperone Sister Cities trips because I see firsthand the wonder and curiosity from these kids. I witness the fear... read more →May 24, 2023
GLOBAL FRIENDSHIPS FOR LIFE
Katherine Sand, Renee Giles and Megan Monaghan, Growing Community. Aspen Daily News- May 17, 2023 In this column we frequently... read more →May 18, 2023
STUDENT FROM CHAMONIX CLOSING HIS YEAR LONG ASPEN HIGH SCHOOL EXPERIENCE.
Nolan Balmat, from our sister city of Chamonix, France has been in Aspen since August, 2022. He has been going... read more →May 15, 2023
SEE YOU SOON BARILOCHE FRIENDS!
Middle School Student Exchange 2023. After four years Aspen received the Bariloche students again! A group of fifteen students and... read more →April 25, 2023
ABETONE MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT EXCHANGE 2023.
Building genuine bonds between different communities. From February 5-14, 2023, Aspen families hosted 13 students and two chaperones from Abetone, Italy,... read more →April 22, 2023
“DESAFIO BARILOCHE” IN ASPEN- ADAPTIVE SKIING EXCHANGE 2023
Dear Members of Sister Cities and Challenge Aspen, Thank you would be the single word I would use to describe... read more →April 21, 2023
CELEBRATING “DESAFIO BARILOCHE” ADAPTIVE SKIING PROGRAM
Challenge Aspen organized an apres ski event to celebrate and support its sister program "Desafio Bariloche". Three members of this... read more →March 21, 2023
CURIOUS ABOUT THE ASPEN/ BARILOCHE ARTIST EXCHANGE ?
Please join us in celebrating the growing relationship between the artist community of both the Roaring Fork Valley and Bariloche,... read more →March 11, 2023
“THANK YOU ALL FOR THIS WONDERFUL EXCHANGE.” – Dr Daniel Huerta.
Aspen and Bariloche complete another successful medical exchange. "To everyone who gave us their time and space, thank you! Everyone... read more →February 16, 2023
TIMBAH BELL: A FRESH LOOK AT THE STATES
The U.S. is uncomfortably stimulating. The U.S. is loud and unruly. The U.S. is foreign. Nine 8th graders from Shimukappu,... read more →February 14, 2023
KAYA WILLIAMS: A SISTER CITIES EXCHANGE BRINGS SHIMUKAPPU STUDENTS TO ASPEN
On a brisk, sunny January afternoon at the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, the clicks of cameras snapping away blended... read more →January 27, 2023
Adaptive Skiing Exchange
Arts and Culture Exchange
Ski Patrol Exchange
support our mission
To support the Sister City International mission statement of
promoting peace through mutual respect, understanding,
and cooperation – one individual, one community at a
time by facilitating exchanges between Aspen Sister Cities.
THANKS TO OUR LOCAL SUPPORTERS