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Sofia and Chicago: Connecting Cities and People

June 04, 2011

CHICAGO FEST PROGRAM


June 20-25, 2011

        

Monday, June 20, 2011
17:30 – 19:00

Prof. Dimitar L. Andreychin, Architect 
CHICAGO - AMERICA’S ARCHITECTURAL CAPITAL
University of Architecture, Construction & Geodesy, Hall 230 (New Wing, 2nd floor), Sofia 1046, 1 Hristo Smirnenski Blvd.
Free and Open to the Public 

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
18:00 – 19:30

Ivan Sotirov
FOUR STARS ON THE CHICAGO FLAG
American Corner at the Sofia City Library, Sofia 1000, 4A Slaveykov Square, 1st floor
Free and Open to the Public


Wednesday, June 22, 2011
16:00 – 17:30

AWARDING CEREMONY FOR THE WINNERS IN THE SHEL SILVERSTEIN POEMS TRANSLATION COMPETITION
American Corner at the Sofia City Library, Sofia 1000, 4A Slaveykov Square, 1st floor
Free and Open to the Public
In partnership with the American Corner at the Sofia City Library


Wednesday, June 22, 2011
18:00 – 19:30

Prof. Yordan Kosturkov
GREAT AMERICAN WRITERS: CHICAGO CONNECTION 
Sofia City Library, Nadezhda Hall, Sofia 1000, 4 Slaveykov Square
Free and Open to the Public
In partnership with Sofia City Library


Friday, June 24, 2011
11:00 – 12:30

Heather Conley, Senior Fellow and Director, Europe Program, Center for Strategic & International Studies, Washington, United States 
CHICAGO IN THE U.S. POLITICS: FROM LINCOLN TO OBAMA. U.S. FOREIGN POLICY AND TRANSATLANTIC LINK
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
By invitation
In partnership with the Diplomatic Institute at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Saturday, June 25, 2011
10:00 – 10:30

Ivan Kozhuharov
CHICAGO IMPRESSION
National Children’s Palace, Sofia, 191 Alexander Stamboliyski Blvd.
Free and Open to the Public
In partnership with Children’s TV “I can, I know” and Bulgarian Learning Center “Znanie” - Chicago

The First Chicago Fest in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia is co-organized by the Friends of Chicago Foundation, Sofia City Hall and the Embassy of the United States. Media partners are Darik Radio, Newspaper “Bulgaria Sega” – Chicago and BG7 Radio – Chicago. Held just before the 4th of July, this Festival benefits from people-to-people diplomacy to promote Bulgarian-American friendship and cooperation and to provide public support for establishing a sister cities relationship between Bulgaria’s capital Sofia and Chicago. The Program in detail could be find in the section Projects of this website.

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