Message from the President
The City of Nagoya signed its first sister city affiliation with the City of Los Angeles in April 1959 and has since established sister and friendship city affiliations with Mexico City, Nanjing, Sydney and Turin. The City of Nagoya endeavors to promote mutual understanding and friendship and to cultivate a greater sense of global awareness amongst its citizens by coordinating a wide range of exchange activities in the fields of human exchange, culture, education, sports, economy and technology.
The Nagoya Sister Cities Association arranges many different activities so that each citizen can play an active role in international exchange. I sincerely hope that our activities will deepen your understanding of Nagoya's sister and friendship cities and play a role in promoting further exchange.
President, Nagoya Sister Cities Association
(Deputy Mayor, City of Nagoya)
The Nagoya Sister Cities Association
The NSCA is an autonomous organization to promote friendship and goodwill and to further mutual understanding through exchange between residents of Nagoya and our five sister cities: Los Angeles (USA), Mexico City (Mexico), Nanjing (China), Sydney (Australia), and Turin (Italy). This association conducts various exchange activities, permitting membership by Nagoya residents, organizations, and companies possessing an interest in sister city exchange.
Nagoya Sister Cities Association Overview
|Objective||To promote friendship and goodwill and to further mutual understanding among residents of Nagoya and its sister cities through personal, cultural, educational, and economic exchange with Nagoya's sister cities.|
|Structure and Board Members||
President Emeritus: Mayor of Nagoya
President: Deputy Mayor of Nagoya
3 Vice Presidents
1 Permanent Director
|Office||International Relations Division,Tourism＆Exchange Department Bureau of Tourism, Culture＆Exchange,City of Nagoya|
|Number of Members||143 individual members, 66 organizational members, 8 student members
（as of April 1, 2015）
|Annual membership fees||
Individual members: JPY 3,000 per unit
Organizational members: JPY 15,000 per unit
Student members: JPY 1,000 per unit
Please note that those who newly apply in October or later can enroll for half the annual membership fee for their first fiscal year.
The Nagoya Sister Cities Association conducts a variety of exchange projects and events in relation to Nagoya's sister and friendship cities. For more information, please see the Business Reports for each fiscal year.
- Dispatch of Nagoya Citizens Goodwill Missions
- Sister and Friendship Cities Goodwill Missions Welcome Reception
- Sister City Festival
- Christmas Party
- Japan-China Friendship New Year's Gathering
- Sister Cities Cooking Classes
- Various exchange meetings, etc.
- Various lectures, etc.