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...
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Delegation from Ningbo, China Visits

Last month we had the pleasure of hosting a delegation from Ningbo, China. Our delegates received briefings from representatives of: Norfolk Public Schools; City of Norfolk, Economic Development; Port of Virginia; Department of Environmental Quality; City of Norfolk...
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2016 Outbound Students Enjoy Trip to Wilhelmshaven

Norfolk Sister City Association sent nine students and one chaperone for a three week exchange to Wilhelmshaven, Germany. Two of this year’s participants received scholarship funding from Acoustical Sheetmetal, Inc.  The group left in late July and returned in...
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60th Anniversary Sister Cities International Conference

The City of Norfolk flag was proudly displayed at the opening ceremony of the 60th Anniversary celebration for the annual Sister Cities International Conference held in Washington, DC July 14-17.   Our PassPORT 2015 event was awarded the Innovation: Arts &...
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Our Sister Cities

Kitakyushu, Japan

ようこそ

Tema, Ghana

Welcome

Toulon, France

Bienvenue

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Welcome

Cagayan de Oro, Philippines

Maligayang pagdating

Wilhelmshaven, Germany

Willkommen

Norfolk County, United Kingdom

Welcome

Our Friendship City

Ningbo-Beilun, China

欢迎

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



  • December 8, 2016
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

                                            Please join us at Church of the Good Shepherd for the annual Winter Membership Social, hosted this year by our Kochi, India Committee. There will be a full dinner catered by Nawab.   Entertainment will include traditional Indian music and dance. Tickets are $10 per person.  During this meeting, we will acknowledge the service (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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  • Ability to homestay International Guests
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  • ”News Flash” emails
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  • 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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  • ”News Flash” emails
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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

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  • 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.