Kochi Committee Hosts Annual Membership Meeting December 8, 2016

More than 110 Norfolk Sister City Association members and friends enjoyed a fabulous Indian meal catered by Nawab Indian Cuisine. The Kochi, India Sister City Committee made all the arrangements. Members of the Malayalee Association Men's Chorus and Women’s Dance...
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Norfolk Sister City Association Wins 2nd Place in WorldQuest Corporate Category

WorldQuest 2016         On November 17, 2016, Norfolk Sister City Association experienced an historic first. While we have taken a table or two for many years participating in this challenge of our team’s knowledge of world...
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2016 Open World Program Brings Five Journalists and One Facilitator from Russia to Norfolk

The Kaliningrad Committee of Norfolk Sister City Association hosted a delegation of journalists from Yaroslavl, Russia from October 21-29, 2016. This delegation participated in professional development meetings and assorted tours with the help of our community...
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Norfolk Sister City Association Celebrates 40 Years!

The October 2, 2016 Annual International Luncheon celebrated NSCA's 40th Anniversary. Allan Bull, Chief Deputy City Clerk for Norfolk, received the Citizen Diplomacy Award.         Premier Events, owner Patty Ritzi, received the Global Diplomacy...
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Our Sister Cities

Kitakyushu, Japan

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Tema, Ghana

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Toulon, France

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines

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Wilhelmshaven, Germany

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Norfolk County, United Kingdom

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Our Friendship City

Ningbo-Beilun, China

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About The Norfolk Sister City Association


The Norfolk Sister City Association was founded in 1976 and is a member of Sister Cities International, based in Washington D.C. The Association is a non-profit civic organization which coordinates the activities of Norfolk's sister cities program. Its purpose is to foster international understanding, friendship and cooperation through people-to-people exchanges and long-term partnerships between Norfolk and its sister cities. The association aims to involve a broad spectrum of the community in citizen diplomacy and to be a catalyst for linking counterpart organizations in Norfolk with its sister cities to enable them to conduct exchanges of mutual interest.

Upcoming Events



  • March 31, 2017
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Mark your calendars for Friday, March 31, 2017 – Norfolk Sister City Association will host our annual state wide meeting. The meeting will take place at Slover Library, 235 East Plume Street, Norfolk. Parking is around the corner at the Main Street Garage. The meeting will being promptly at 10:00 am and end at 2:00 (more…)


  • April 18, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This year’s event will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the new Hilton Norfolk The Main!  We will honor the 100th anniversary of Naval Station Norfolk  with a special entertainment theme. Thirteen chefs throughout Hampton Roads will amaze our guests with their sister city inspired tastings.   Thank you to our media sponsors (more…)

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Individual

$30/Yr
  • Quarterly Newsletter
  • ”News Flash” emails
  • Ability to participate in NSCA travel
  • Notice of International Events of Interest
  • Invitations to Receptions with Visiting Dignitaries
  • Ability to homestay International Guests
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Family

$50/Yr
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  • ”News Flash” emails
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  • Notice of International Events of Interest
  • Invitations to Receptions with Visiting Dignitaries
  • Ability to homestay International Guests
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Ambassador

$250/Yr
  • Quarterly Newsletter
  • ”News Flash” emails
  • Ability to participate in NSCA travel
  • Notice of International Events of Interest
  • Invitations to Receptions with Visiting Dignitaries
  • Ability to homestay International Guests
  • 1 complimentary dinner at Annual Meeting
  • Complimentary NSCA logo gear
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Benefactor

$500/Yr
  • Quarterly Newsletter
  • ”News Flash” emails
  • Ability to participate in NSCA travel
  • Notice of International Events of Interest
  • Invitations to Receptions with Visiting Dignitaries
  • Ability to homestay International Guests
  • 2 complimentary dinners at Annual Meeting
  • Complimentary NSCA logo gear
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Corporate Member

$500/Yr
  • Quarterly Newsletter
  • ”News Flash” emails
  • Ability to participate in NSCA travel
  • Notice of International Events of Interest
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  • Ability to homestay International Guests
  • 1 complimentary dinner at Annual Meeting
  • Logo Displayed in Quarterly Newsletter
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Corporate Benefactor

$1000/Yr
  • Quarterly Newsletter
  • ”News Flash” emails
  • Ability to participate in NSCA travel
  • Notice of International Events of Interest
  • Invitations to Receptions with Visiting Dignitaries
  • Ability to homestay International Guests
  • 2 complimentary dinners at Annual Meeting
  • Recognition at NSCA Events
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Mission Statement

The mission of the Norfolk Sister City Association (NSCA) is to foster international understanding, friendship, and cooperation by promoting people-to-people exchanges and continuing relationships between Norfolk, Virginia and its international sister cities.

Goals

Norfolk Sister City Association is a non-profit citizen diplomacy organization that creates and strengthens partnerships between Norfolk, Virginia and international communities. We strive to build global cooperation at the municipal level, promote cultural understanding and stimulate economic development.

Actions

We provide opportunities for city officials and citizens to experience and explore other cultures through long-term community partnerships.

We create an atmosphere in which economic and community development can be implemented and strengthened.

We stimulate environments through which communities will creatively learn, work, and solve problems together through reciprocal cultural, educational, municipal, business, professional and technical exchanges and projects.

We partner with businesses and organizations in Hampton Roads which share similar goals.