The Sapporo Sister Cities Association was founded in April 1986 to foster friendly relations between Sapporo and its sister cities by promoting a wide range of exchange activities. Specifically, the association organizes various exchanges related to education, science, the arts, economics, technology and sports.
・Portland, USA (November 1959)
・Munich, Germany (August 1972)
・Shenyang, China (November 1980)
・Novosibirsk, Russia (June 1990)
・Daejeon, Korea （October 2010)
Publication of a sister-city newsletter, TOMO
The association publishes the publicity newsletter TOMO twice a year, to provide information on the association's activities (speech and recitation contests and the like) and to publish reports from participants in the aid program for citizens visiting sister cities.