Sister City Celebration

Tools

by Natalie Travis

      Guest speakers included Municipal Manager George Vakalis, Honorary Consul Steve Smirnoff from the Russian Federation, and the Anchorage Sister City Commission.

      Officials say---Anchorage has 6 sister cities and each relationship is unique.

      "Depending on where they are located and so forth, we have different types of relationships, but we promote business in general and mainly our student exchanges are very important," said Colette La Rose, Sister Cities Commissioner for Anchorage."

 

 

      In downtown Anchorage, folks gathered in Peratrovich Park for the Magadan Celebration, honoring 2 decades of partnership with Magadan, Russia.

      The event featured traditional song and dance along with the Air Force brass quintet.

Add a comment

Name:

Comment: 1000 Characters Left

Coastal Television | AK News, Weather and Sports | and its affiliated companies are not responsible for the content of comments posted or for anything arising out of use of the above comments or other interaction among the users. We reserve the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit user-generated content at any time and for any or no reason in our absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although we have no duty to do so or to monitor any Public Forum.