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What is LANSCA?

Los Angeles and Nagoya Sister City Affiliation was born as a part of President Eisenhower’s Citizens’ international Exchange Program in 1959, creating a sister city relationship between the cities of Los Angeles and Nagoya.

The primary goal of the sister city program is to foster mutual understanding between the people of Los Angeles and Nagoya through people-to-people exchange activities.

High School Student Exchange Program Committee

A student exchange program is a program in which students from a secondary school or university study abroad at one of their institution’s partner institutions.

Teacher Program Committee

A teacher exchange program means that you swap jobs with another teacher in another part of the world for a specific time period. An international teacher exchange is making for a more internationally focused and fulfilling teaching career.

Art Program
Committee

The Art Committee of LANSCA cultivates art programs to deepen our relationship with children and artists of Nagoya, using this fundamental principal, that art is a way of communicating without words.

Event Planning Committee

LANSCA’s Event Planning Committee organizes and carries out various theme events such as culture, business and tourism.

LANSCA EVENT NEWS

[May 14, 2022]

LANSCA Spring Luncheon 2022 on May 14

LANSCA had their first in person luncheon since the start of the pandemic at Ise Shima in Torrance.

Thank you to all who participated.
 

LANSCA Spring Luncheon 2022 on May 14

Photo by Mari Inagaki

*Click image to “LANSCA Spring Luncheon 2022” page.
 
 
Paintings by Students in Nagoya 2021
Art Program Committee

Please enjoy about 50 painting drawn by students in Nagoya (In no particular order).


*Click image to all art work collection page.
 
 
 
[December 1, 2020]

Foreign Minister’s Commendation Honoring Teruko Weinberg, the Chair of LANSCA.

On December 1, 2020, (Japan Standard Time), the Government of Japan announced the recipients of its 2020 Foreign Minister’s Commendations. From the jurisdiction of the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles, Ms. Teruko Weinberg, President of Teruko Weinberg, Inc. and Los Angeles Nagoya Sister City Affiliation Chairperson, was awarded.

The Foreign Minister’s Commendations are awarded to individuals and groups of outstanding achievements in international fields, to acknowledge their contribution to the promotion of friendship between Japan and other countries. The Commendation also aims to promote the understanding and support of the Japanese public for their activities.

Read more….Please click the link.
Foreign Minister’s Commendation Honoring Ms. Teruko Weinberg

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60TH ANNIVERSARY

Nagoya Day 2019 short video

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EVENT & PRESS

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