Sister Cities

Sister Cities

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.

Sapporo Sister Cities Association

  • ・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.