Published on November 1st, 2010 | by ssca
Update: SuperCharge will not be going to Isesaki in August, 2011. Please see their statement regarding cancellation and donations towards this trip. Supercharge, a popular band of Springfield 12-to-14-year- olds, has been chosen to go to [&hellip... Read More →
Published on October 26th, 2010 | by ssca
Paco Padilla, famous folk singer from our sister city Tlaquepaque, Mexico, will arrive in Springfield for a special performance at the dedication ceremony for the new Sister Cities Plaza. The Mayor of Springfield Jim O’Neal of [&hellip... Read More →
Published on October 8th, 2010 | by ssca
With all the excitement of performances, games, and crafts at the Japanese Fall Festival, it sometimes is forgotten that there are many quiet, beautiful, and touching moments during the festival. Here's a photo gallery of quiet moments captured by the camera of artist Russ RuBert... Read More →
Published on September 11th, 2010 | by ssca
The annual kids parade, taiko and ballet performances, and festival dances highlighted the opening night of the Japanese Fall Festival. After that as the evening cooled down and dusk fell, hundreds of candles were lit for the beautiful candle light walks. Check out our photo gallery here... Read More →
Published on September 10th, 2010 | by ssca
For the first time in over a year, Springfield welcomes a cultural delegation from Isesaki, Japan for the Japanese Fall Festival. At the festival they will be performing tea ceremony, ikebana (Japanese flower-arranging), a kimono fashion show, and tradition Japanese festival dances... Read More →
Published on August 17th, 2010 | by ssca
Friday, September 10, 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday September 11, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday, September 12, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
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Published on August 13th, 2010 | by ssca
Whether coming or going, home hosting is a great experience. This year, my wife and I have had the experience of both... Read More →
Published on July 29th, 2010 | by ssca
The weekend following Labor Day each September, the Springfield Sister Cities Association hosts the Annual Japanese Fall Festival in the beautiful Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden... Read More →
Published on July 19th, 2010 | by Cindy
This year’s Japanese Fall Festival will be held September 10-12 in the beautiful Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden. We will be honored with the performances by our delegation from our sister city of Isesaki, Japan. Their group [&hellip... Read More →
Published on July 18th, 2010 | by ssca
Performing together for the first time again after seven years, this local group of balladeers presents an Irish concert for the benefit of the cultural exchange program of Springfield Sister Cities Association recorded in HD at historic Lindberg's on Commercial Street.
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