In a town known for its multicultural flair, the guests for San Antonio’s gala birthday party Thursday evening come representing some of the 16 countries from nearly every continent in the world here for Tricentennial Commemorative Week events.
As of Wednesday, 111 foreign delegates had confirmed attendance at the glitzy Founder’s Gala in the Stars at Night Ballroom of the Henry B. González Convention Center. The event is being chaired by Erika Prosper, wife of Mayor Ron Nirenberg, and Tracy Wolff, wife of Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff.
The visitors represent six of San Antonio’s 11 Sister Cities, Friendship Cities, as well as members of foreign consular and diplomatic corps of other countries.
The confirmed guest list for the gala includes delegations from Mexico, South Korea, Japan, China, and Germany. Members of the Spanish royal family also will attend.
San Antonio’s official Sister City relationships include Windhoek, Namibia; Monterrey and Guadalajara, Mexico; Las Palmas and Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain; Gwangju, South Korea; Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Kumamoto, Japan; Chennai, India; Darmstadt, Germany; and Wuxi, China.
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