Yotsuba Farewell Party and Japan Night

Published on August 29th, 2011 | by ssca

Photos by Mika Logan – The farewell party at Greenwood for the Yotsuba Gakuen students from Isesaki, Japan was full of Japanese cultural activities. Students played Ayatori, a traditional girls’ game in which a loop of [&hellip... Read More

Japanese Festival

16th Japanese Fall Festival media release & poster

Published on August 2nd, 2011 | by ssca

Three-day festival Sept. 9, 10, 11, in the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden will feature World Champion Sumo Wrestler Byamba, St. Louis Osuwa Taiko, Famous Japanese candy artist Candy Miyuki, Top Spinner Hiroshi Tada, local artisans and performances, and much more... Read More

Isesaki News

Japan Relief Fund totals over $54,0000

Published on July 18th, 2011 | by ssca

During a June trip to Isesaki, Springfield Sister Cities Association Coordinator Cindy Jobe presented Mayor Kiyotaka Igarashi with a ceremonial check for more than $54,000 collected in the Sister Cities Japan Relief Fund. The money had [&hellip... Read More


Host a Japanese student – August 3-8

Published on June 9th, 2011 | by ssca

Are you interested in hosting a student from Isesaki in your home for a few days? The student exchange between our local high schools and the Junior High School (9th grade level) has been going on [&hellip... Read More

Isesaki News

Statement from SuperCharge

Published on June 5th, 2011 | by ssca

We are disappointed to announce that due to the horrible events that have occurred in Japan, SuperCharge will not be going to perform at the Sister Cities festival in Isesaki, Japan this August.  It is our [&hellip... Read More

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