Sister Cities of Durham, North Carolina

Working Toward World Peace: One Friendship and One Community at a Time

Pictured: 2nd Annual 

Festival of Nations

11 - 4, Sat., Oct. 12

Celebrate Durham's diversity with over 18 nations represented:
Argentina, China, Costa Rica, England, East Africa Countries, Greece,  Guatemala, India, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Romania, Russia, Tanzania, and Scandinavian countries:

  • 12 International Booths
  • Food Tent - 9 countries
  • 11 Performers:  Musicians;  Dancers --Tango, Dragon Dancers,  -- Choirs, Karate, Drummers.

    All to introduce you to our diverse global culture and the many international groups in Durham.


         Also Pictured

1.  Celaya, Mexico

  Signing Ceremony

Pictured:  Durham Mayor Steve Schewel with representatives of the city government of Celaya, Mexico as they signed our Sister Cities partnership on August 19.

2.  Annual Meeting & our 30th Anniversary:
 5:15 - 7:00 pm,
Fri, Oct. 25 - City Hall: Reception/Meetng

You are welcome to attend our Annual Meeting when we will celebrate our 30th Anniversary, and present Awards, including the Mayor's Award for "Promoting International Understanding".  
We recognize individuals and organizations with the Sister Cities and Mayor's Award  each year.
Pictured:  2018 Recipient of the Mayor's Award  -- Durham's Bouncing Bulldogs who received the Award  for their travels to almost every continent on the globe.
  This year's Annual Meeting will be Friday, Oct. 25 at City Hall.
5:15 - 6:00:   Reception
6:00 - 7:00:  Meeting and Awards



101 City Hall Plaza Annex
Durham, NC 27701

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 767
Durham, NC 27702-0767




Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 5:30pm
Sat: 9:00am 1pm
Sun: Closed


101 City Hall Plaza Annex, Durham NC 27701