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Our Mission

To promote peace through mutual respect, understanding and cooperation - one individual, one community at a time.

Current Sister Cities

  • Orleans, France - August 16, 1944 (unofficial), 1974 (through Sister Cities International)
  • Tlalnepantla, Mexico - October 16, 1973
  • Cancun, Mexico - November 25, 1975
  • Kaifeng, China - December 3, 1985

Purpose

Wichita Area Sister Cities (WASC) pursues exchanges with its sister cities in the following areas of interest:

  • Diplomatic - Mayor and City Council delegation visits
  • Cultural - group and individual exchanges
  • Educational - university programs for language development
  • Professional - ballet, music, chef, etc.
  • Tourism - group and individuals
  • Economic - searching business opportunities

To cultivate interest in our sister cities, the following events are held locally:

  • International Student Day - January (annual)
  • Chinese New Year - February (annual)
  • WWII Veteran and Jeanne d'Arc Commemoration - May (annual)
  • Multicultural events
  • Bastille Day - July (annual)
  • Festival de Loire Trip - September
  • Chinese Dinner/Movie Event - as scheduled
  • French Dinner/Movie Event "Entre Nous" - as scheduled
  • Mexican Dinner/Movie Event - as scheduled
  
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