Portland-Bologna Sister City Association (PBSCA) actively promotes the strong ties between Portland, Oregon and Bologna, Italy through events, exchanges, exhibits and outreach.

PBSCA is an active organization that hosts and co-hosts many events throughout the year.  In recent years, we have hosted wine tastings, our youth exchange to and from Bologna, Italian cyclists, our Amici dinner, and our annual Sagra fundraiser. We participated in Rose Festival activities including the Grand Floral Parade and co-hosted Portland's 2nd Annual Italian Film Festival. We invite you to join us by following us on Facebook where you can also sign up for our event notifications. Go to events page…

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Save the date November 9th PBSCA Sagra Fundraiser

In Italy, a Sagra is a village fair celebrating local specialties and the earth’s abundance. Well, we’re not in Italy, but we can offer you its spirit, and an occasion to meet new and old friends, learn more about our sister city Bologna, dance, dine and imbibe, bid for tempting auction items while supporting the youth exchange between our two cities that we sponsor every year.

Friday, November 9, 2018

  • 5:30 PM  8:30 PM

  • St. Phillip Neri - Carvlin Hall (map)

PBSCA runs on volunteer time and individual and business contributions. Your contributions make our many activities possible—from our annual Youth Exchange to the numerous smaller events in and around the Portland area that seek to give Portland a taste of its sister city in Italy. Contribute…