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The Fredericksburg Este Association nurtures friendship and cultural understanding between Fredericksburg and its sister city, Este, Italy, through exchanges, programs and events.

LATEST NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS

The Este Trip

Este from April 20-May 11 Artist Exchange with Cathy Herndon. She taught in Este, completed an outdoor mural on a wall in Este, and was part of a joint art exhibit with Este artist Andrea Rimondo. The art exhibit is being sponsored by the City of Este under the direction of its new director of Sister City relations, Andrea Quadraella. Andrea is very excited to be active in the sister city partnership.

Este Italy

Fredericksburg and Este: Much in Common

United States

Population of Fredericksburg: 19,000
60 miles from Washington, DC
Near large body of water
Historically Rich, and actively involved in Preserving Heritage
Active Arts Community: Painting, Weaving, Photography, Ceramics
Nearby Wineries and Farming
Restaurants, Tourism, Festivals
Light Manufacturing and Small Businesses
Successful Sister City Involvement

Italy

Population of Este: 17,000
60 miles from Venice
Near large body of water
Historically Rich, and actively involved in Preserving Heritage
Active Arts Community: Photography, Ceramics
Wineries and Agricultural Heritage
Restaurants, Tourism, Festivals
Light Manufacturing and Small Businesses
Successful Sister City Involvement

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