SPRING TIME MEANS SAKURA (Cherry Blossoms) – As the weather warms up, bursting cherry blossoms mean it’s time for the Annual Sakura/Matsuri (festival) in Tuscaloosa! Join us at Tuscaloosa’s Midtown Village on Saturday, April 11, from 1-4pm for “all things Japanese.” There will be Japanese performers, artists, games, and and booths to learn more about Japan. Stop by the Tuscaloosa Sister Cities International booth and get a free 29th Annual Sakura Festival uchiwa to keep you cool!
Welcome to Tuscaloosa Sister Cities International. Our goal is to promote long-term, global people-to-people relationships through international leadership, friendship and understanding.
Since 1986, Tuscaloosa Sister Cities International has facilitated hundreds of productive partnerships through cultural, civic and educational exchanges.
Our Sister City relationships with Narashino, Japan, Schorndorf, Germany, and Sunyani-Techiman, Ghana continually enriches our community and its citizens, providing an avenue for the people in each city to develop friendly and mutually beneficial personal and professional relationships.