Apr 11
Mar 08

INTERESTED IN HOSTING A STUDENT?

Over the years, Aspen Sister Cities has hosted a number of high school foreign exchange students from our sister cities in Argentina, France, Germany and Italy. The students have spent the full academic year at Aspen High School and have lived with local families for either the entire academic year... read more →
Jan 18
Jan 18

THE ASPEN TIMES: “ASPEN SISTER CITIES WELCOMES SHIMUKAPPU DELEGATES FOR 30TH ANNIVERSARY”

Delegates from Aspen and its sister city Shimukappu, Japan celebrated the 30-year anniversary of the cities’ partnership through the Aspen Sister Cities program and renewed Shimukappu’s designation as an Aspen sister city Sunday night. It was the second celebration of Aspen and Shimukappu’s 30th anniversary, after delegates from Aspen visited Shimukappu... read more →
Jan 11

SISTER CITIES INTERNATIONAL: ALL AMERICAS SUMMIT 2024

Sister Cities International is pleased to host the 2024 All Americas Summit taking place in the city of San Antonio, Texas, from May 28-31, 2024. This summit will bring together elected officials, citizen diplomats, and other key stakeholders from 35 countries across the Western Hemisphere. Rooted in the spirit of... read more →
Dec 12
Dec 12

HOME/ UN HOGAR EXHIBITION

The Art Base, 8-29 December 2023. Supported by Aspen Sister Cities and Town of Basalt. In collaboration with the Basalt High School Newcomer Program, the HOME/UN HOGAR exhibition features19 new students from El Salvador, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Honduras. The program provides students with a connection to their new community,... read more →
Nov 18

HOKKAIDO NEWSPAPER: PROUD TO BE A SISTER CITY FOR 30 YEARS.

A commemorative event celebrating the 30th anniversary of the sister city partnership between Shimukappu and Aspen, Colorado, USA took place at the Village Community Plaza. A total of about 100 people, including Aspen Mayor Torre, a delegation of Aspen representatives, and village officials attended the event and promised to continue... read more →
Nov 18

SHEELEY: PROUD FOR ASPEN SISTER CITIES

Aspen Sister Cities is excited to honor our relationships with our seven sister cities: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany; Davos, Switzerland; Queenstown, New Zealand; Shimukappu, Japan; Abetone, Italy; Bariloche, Argentina; and Chamonix, France. Sister Cities International, to which we belong, is a program initiated by President Eisenhower after World War II to foster... read more →
Nov 04

WORKSHOPS WITH BARILOCHE ARTIST VALERIA FIALA

Congratulations Valeria on winning the "People's Choice Award" at the "Para Mi Madre" juried exhibition, organized by Carbondale Arts! The winning piece is "Con Amor, de Madre Sur" (With Love, from Mother South) which was mailed by postal service from Bariloche, Argentina. Apart from teaching the "Home- Un Hogar" program... read more →