General Meeting (May 19)
The 38th General Meeting and social gathering were held at Subaru Hall on May 19th.
Mayor and the Representatives from Bethlehem City Visited Tondabayashi. (May 29-31)
As marking the 50th anniversary of the sister city relationship in 2014, the mayor of Bethlehem city and the representatives visited Tondabayashi city.
In the events such as the commemorative planting of dogwood, the tree of friendships between both cities, at Savor Farm, they developed their relation with the members of TBSCA.
Exchange Students Program(July 24-August 12)
Three exchange students from Bethlehem city stayed in Tondabayashi from July 24 to August 12.
Students cultivate firendships with their host family. They also experienced Japanese culture, such as "Sado," tea ceremony and making Soba.
Their messages are exhibited at the "Bethlehem Corner" of Tondabayashi City Hall.
|Exchange Students Schedule|
|24 (Wed) Arrival|
|26 (Fri) Welcome Party|
|29 (Mon) Tour of Osaka|
|30 (Tue) Courtesy Visit to Mayor, Tour of Jinai-machi, Experience of making China cup|
|1 (Thu) PL Fireworks Display|
|2 (Fri) Swap Ceremony|
|5 (Mon), 6 (Tue) Mt. Ko-ya|
|7 (Wed) Visit to Osaka Ohtani University, Experience of tea ceremony (Sado)|
|9 (Fri) Factory Tour of Bamboo Blind Manufacturer, Experience of making Soba|
|11 (Sun) Farewell Party|
|12 (Mon) Departure for Home|