Artful Word: Yaroslavl - Burlington Sister City

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Community producer James Gero's video on the Yaroslavl delegation visit in Burlington April 2010. Burlington established its sister city relationship with Yaroslavl, Russia, in 1988. Since then, exchanges between the two cities have involved mayors, business people, firefighters, jazz musicians, youth orchestras, mural painters, high school students, medical students, nurses, librarians, and the Yaroslavl Torpedoes ice-hockey team. In 1993, Champlain and Trinity Colleges in Burlington sponsored six students from Yaroslavl; since then, dozens of Yaroslavl students have attended Champlain College. In 1997, Burlington Sister City Committee members donated children's books by Vermont authors and illustrators toward the creation of an English-speaking room at the Yaroslavl Children's Library.

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1 Monday May 3, 2010 at 6:00 PM
2 Saturday May 8, 2010 at 6:30 PM
3 Tuesday May 11, 2010 at 12:00 AM
4 Tuesday May 11, 2010 at 5:00 AM
5 Tuesday May 11, 2010 at 11:00 AM
6 Sunday May 16, 2010 at 6:16 AM
7 Sunday May 16, 2010 at 12:16 PM


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