Cuernavaca in central Mexico and Minneapolis in the US are now Sister Cities,
said the Mexican Consulate in Saint Paul and the Mexico Tourism Board
The Sister City relationship,formalized last year on
September 13,will provide an opportunity for both cities to connect and share
economically,environmentally,and of course,culturally.
the capital of Morelos in central Mexico,a state in which a significant number
of the Mexican population in Minneapolis is tied to.
was made at the opening night of the summer long,6th Annual Minneapolis MOSAIC
Festival on Saturday,June 6,2009.
The MOSAIC Festival opening night is
an opportunity to showcase the cultural heritage that this state offers to
Mexico and the world. On opening night,the State of Morelos is presenting the
Chamber Ballet of Morelos,renowned for its participations at various
international cultural festivals.
Since 2002,the Twin Cities Area has
been closely connecting with Mexico through the Sisters Cities relationship
between Saint Paul and the city of Manzanillo,which is located in the state of
Colima and is famous for its international fishing competitions. Through this
sisterhood,the city of Saint Paul has donated bulletproof vests to the police
force of Manzanillo and has also provided monetary aid for victims of the 2003
earthquake in Colima.
Visit the official
website of the Minneapolis MOSAIC
Festival for a complete list of events. For some property ideas in
the central Mexico area see the Central Mexico real estate listings on our