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.
Event Planning Committee
LANSCA’s Event Planning Committee organizes and carries out various theme events such as culture, business and tourism.
LANSCA EVENT NEWS 2020
[February 8, 2020]
LANSCA NEW YEAR’S LUNCHEON 2020
On Saturday, February 8, 2020, LANSCA formally welcomed in the Year of the Rat at a luncheon held at the restaurant Azay in Little Tokyo. Opened last year, Azay is the home of Chef Akira Hirose, formerly of Maison Akira in Pasadena. Chef Akira has prepared his signature dishes for two LANSCA events: the August 10, 2014 Nagoya Day at the Grove and the March 25, 2019 Explore Nagoya 2019 event at the Paley Center in Beverly Hills. For this New Year’s luncheon, Chef Akira let LANSCA have the entire restaurant for its event.
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[December 3, 2019]
[October 26, 2019]
LANSCA 60th Anniversary Special Events
Nagoya Day and Explore Central Japan
At the Atrium, Westfield Century City
[October 26, 2019]
VIP Reception and Dinner
At Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
EVENT & PRESS
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- LANSCA 60th Anniversary Special Events -Night-[October 26, 2019] VIP Reception and Dinner At Del […]
- LANSCA 60th Anniversary Special Events[October 26, 2019] Nagoya Day and Explore Central […]
- “CELEBRATING 60 YEARS OF L.A.-NAGOYA FRIENDSHIP-” RAFU SHIMPOIn 1959, Los Angeles Nagoya Sister City Affiliation […]
- ”Aiko, Sixteen” LANSCA 60th Anniversary Screening[8/17/2019] On August 17th, as part of Japan Film […]
- LANSCA 60th Anniversary ScreeningAugust 17, 2019 LANSCA 60th Anniversary Screening Aiko […]
- [Upcoming Event] NAGOYA DAY 2019NAGOYA DAY 2019 -EXPLORE NAGOYA AND CENTRAL JAPAN- […]
- Four high school students of the LANSCA exchange program departed for JapanOn July 5, 2019, four high school students departed […]
- Award Reception Honoring Mr. Norman Arikawa byIVCLA At Japanese American National Museum[June 6,2019] Mr.Norman Arikawa, the board member of […]
- Award Ceremony Honoring LANSCA at the Official Residence of the Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles[May 24,2019] LANSCA, which celebrates its 60th […]