Exciting time for our programs

All of our programs are in full gear! 1. Junior Ambassadors from Japan visited here in March making lots of fond memories. 2. Junior Ambassadors from Bloomington/Normal are set to leave June 4. 3. 2014-15 High School student from Asaahikawa, Nagisa, completes her stay and leave earrly June. 3. 2014-15 High School student from B/N, Lexie, wiill return in June after spending 10 exciting months. 4. 2015-16 High School student from B/N, Lauren, is preparing for her trip starting in August.


Who we are

The Japanese Sister Cities Committee is a commission of 20 citizens appointed by either the City of Bloomington or Town of Normal council.  The committee is charged to facilitate the friendship with Asahikawa, Japan and serve as ambassadors of Japanese culture in Bloomington-Normal, which we have been doing since 1962.