Beethoven Maennerchor’s Oktoberfest isn’t the only such event in a town known for its German heritage, but it may be the most authentic.
A delegation of SA’s political, business, education, and cultural leaders will travel to Darmstadt, Germany, to sign the city’s 11th Sister Cities agreement.
San Antonio and Darmstadt, Germany officials gathered at the Plaza Club on Friday to see their communities become formal Friendship Cities.
It’s Mayor Ivy Taylor’s turn to play host in San Antonio.
The McNay Art Museum’s coming exhibit “Made in Germany: Contemporary Art from the Rubell Family Collection” evokes San Antonio’s rich German heritage with an entirely modern collection of art from the last 35 years.
A delegation of San Antonio leaders has convened in Bonn, Germany for the 39th Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee and an anticipated Sunday decision on the U.S. bid to see the Missions and the Alamo named a World Heritage site.
Cytocentrics, a German biotech and robotics company that is transforming laboratory testing of how pharmaceutical agents interact with human cells, is moving to San Antonio with plans to establish manufacturing operations here and create 300 high wage jobs over the next five years.
The new Friendship City Agreement between San Antonio and Windhoek, signed on April 22 by Mayor Ivy Taylor and her Namibian counterpart Muesee Kazapua, marks San Antonio’s first formal liaison with a municipality in Africa.
July 4th will mean fireworks, cookouts and a three-day weekend for most in the city, but a select group of San Antonio delegates will be at work, observing UNESCO’s 39th World Heritage Committee meeting in Bonn, Germany where representatives of 21 member nations will decide whether to grant World Heritage Site status to the San Antonio Missions and the Alamo.
Beer, bratwurst, and blaring German music promise to make this year’s Oktoberfest one to remember.