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Afula-Gilboa, Israel   |   Amalfi, Italy    |   Avignon, France   |   Freetown, Sierra Leone
Hue, Vietnam   |   León, Nicaragua    |   Tetlanohcan, Mexico

Olia Yelner
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New Haven Sister Cities is excited to be represented at Edgewood Magnet School's 5th Annual International Night- January 27, 2011, 6PM-8PM! We'll take part in the exhibit of countries, with a potluck dinner and entertainment.See More
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Afula-Gilboa, Israel (1979)

Afula-Gilboa is in the North District of Israel, often known as the "Capital of the Valley." Gilboa is a picturesque mountain ridge containing nature reserves. DISCOVERSee More
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Freetown, Sierra Leone (1996)

Freetown is the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone. In 2007 Freetown was a destination for the New Haven's Schooner Amistad, retracing the infamous Atlantic slave route.  DISCOVERSee More
Dec 16, 2010
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FRENCH PRODUCTS SALE! at Project Storefronts

December 16, 2010 from 5pm to 9pm
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Amalfi, Italy (1976)

Amalfi is in the region of Campania, Italy, on the Gulf of Salerno. New Haven has the largest population of Amalfians anywhere outside of Italy. DISCOVERSee More
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Avignon, France (1979)

Avignon: in Southeastern France, on the left bank of the Rhone. Avignon is commemorated by the French children's song, "Sur le pont d'Avignon" ("On the bridge of Avignon") DISCOVERSee More
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Huế, Vietnam (1994)

Huế is the capital city of Thừa Thiên - Huế province, Vietnam. Between 1802 and 1945, it was the imperial capital of the Nguyễn Dynasty; known for it's many  historic monuments. DISCOVERSee More
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León, Nicaragua (1984)

León is the capital of the León Department,  whose motto is "Viva León Jodido". Leon is second in size only to Managua, and is the intellectual capital of Nicaragua. DISCOVERSee More
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Tetlanohcan, Mexico (2010)

Tetlanohcan is a town in the state of Tlaxcala, at the foot of the La Malinche dormant volcano. DISCOVERSee More
Dec 16, 2010
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New Haven Sister Cities Tetlanohcan Dancing on the Green

New Haven Sister Cities sponsored festival on the New Haven Green. This is the inauguration of New Haven's newest sister city - San Francisco Tetlanohcan, Me...
Dec 14, 2010
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Which New Haven Sister Cities are you interested in? (you can pick more than one)
Afula-Gilboa in Israel, Amalfi in Italy, Avignon in France, Freetown in Sierra Leone, Hue in Vietnam, León in Nicaragua, Tetlanohcan in Mexico

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Something for the Kids!

New Haven Sister Cities is excited to be represented at Edgewood Magnet School's 5th Annual International Night- January 27, 2011, 6PM-8PM!

 

We'll take part in the exhibit of countries, with a potluck dinner and entertainment.

Posted on January 20, 2011 at 5:33pm

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At 4:52am on December 20, 2010, Voytec - NHSC Admin said…

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At 8:23pm on December 5, 2010, Voytec - NHSC Admin said…
Welcome to New Haven Sister Cities new website. It is more than just a website - it is a tool box that have a big potential to invigorate the collaboration between the individual City Committees and allow to invite more people both from New Haven and the foreign Cities... The website is built on a NING platform - here is an overview what NING is: (link to be pasted
 
 
 

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