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World Famous Taiwanese Folk Sports Performance Comes to PhoenixWorld Famous Taiwanese Folk Sports Performance Comes to Phoenix<div class="ExternalClassBB38D4AC3B204155A37694A33F1DDBB8"><p>​PHOENIX – In honor of the 37th Anniversary of the Phoenix and Taipei Sister Cities relationship, Taipei, Taiwan is sending the world famous Taipei Folk Sports Performance troupe to Phoenix.  The troupe will perform at 7 pm on July 28 at the Salvation Army KROC Center Theater, 1375 E. Broadway Road, Phoenix AZ 85040. </p><p>Attendees will experience a performance composed of Taiwan folk sports, athletics and dance including champion Taiwanese yoyo, spinning tops, shuttle kicking and jump rope techniques.  The international travel troupe promotes the beauty of Taiwanese culture and performing arts.</p><p>The Taipei Performance is coordinated by Phoenix Sister Cities' Taipei Committee.   General admission is $20. Tickets can be purchased at PhoenixSisterCities.org or by calling 602-534-3751.</p><p>Phoenix established its third international sister city relationship with Taipei, Taiwan in 1979.  The committee hosts monthly meetings and welcomes new members to promote international friendships through special events, performances, exchange programs and other activities.</p><p>For more information or to schedule an interview about the performance, please contact Wen Chyi Chiu at <a href="mailto:wenchiu88@hotmail.com"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">wenchiu88@hotmail.com</span></a> or 602-418-8895.</p><p><strong>About Phoenix Sister Cities, Inc.</strong></p><p>Created in 1972, Phoenix Sister Cities, Inc. is an award-winning nonprofit organization focused on cultural and business opportunities, resources and education. The organization facilitates a powerful global network via formal city-to-city agreements with 10 sister cities which are strategically positioned throughout the world.  Phoenix's sister cities are:  Grenoble, France; Prague, Czech Republic; Calgary, Canada; Catania, Italy; Ramat-Gan, Israel; Hermosillo, Mexico; Himeji, Japan; Taipei, Taiwan; Chengdu, China; and Ennis, Ireland. These invaluable partnerships offer a forum for fostering and encouraging mutual understanding, friendship and peace through cultural, social, educational, and economic exchanges between the people of Phoenix and the citizens of our sister cities. For more information and a calendar of upcoming events, visit www.phoenixsistercities.org. </p></div>7/27/2016 7:00:00 AMCynthia Weaver - 602-568-8126Wen Chyi Chiu 602-418-8895