Category Archives: Bellingham Sister Cities Association

Images From Our Japanese New Year’s Celebration (Shinnenkai)

Some things are best said in pictures.  Enjoy, and we will see you next year!

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Japanese Fun Run/Walk/Stand Saturday 9:00 AM Jan-23, New Rotary Trailhead, Old Fairhaven Parkway

Japan Marathon Sendoff  – Help send off local runner Holly Graham to Sister City Tateyama, Japan this Saturday for the 36th Wakashio Marathon with a big gambatte! woop! woop! Join our growing group of locals who have run the Wakashio and … Continue reading

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Punta Arenas Day January 30th

Bellingham Sister Cities Association invites you to our first Annual Punta Arenas Day with the theme “Its All about Thanksgiving.” January 30, 2016 at the Bellingham Yacht Club (BYC) @ 5:30 -7:30 PM. It is free and you can register … Continue reading

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PacRim 2016 Initial Planning Meeting This Wednesday, January 6th.

The Pacific Rim Yachting Challenge 2016 (PacRim 2016) is being held in Nakhodka, Russia on July 30th, 2016 through August 8th, 2016 . This prestigious event, based on Bellingham’s Sister Cities relationships alternates between participating cities of the Pacific Rim.  … Continue reading

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Japanese New Year’s Celebration (Shinnenkai) – January 24th!

A shinnenkai (Japanese 新年会, literally “new year gathering”) is the Japanese tradition of welcoming the arrival of the New Year.  A shinnenkai is a shinnenkaiis their way of getting together to celebrate a new year and to make promises to each other to do their best for this … Continue reading

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Dates For PacRim 2016 Set For Nakhodka, Russia!

The dates for PacRim 2016 are set for July 30-August 8, 2016 in Nakhodka, Russia! If you would like to attend and be part of Team USA, please click here to let us know you would like to help build … Continue reading

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Bellingham Sister Cities and the Bellingham Yacht Club Team Up For PacRim 2016

The Bellingham Sister Cities Association (BSCA), along with the Bellingham Yacht Club (BYC), have again teamed up to develop Team USA for the 2016 Pacific Rim Regatta (PacRim 2016) to be held in next summer in Nakhodka, Russia. The BYC … Continue reading

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It Is Time To Register For The 2016 Wakashio Marathon

Would you like to run in our Sister City Tateyama, Japan’s 36th Wakashio Marathon/10K/2K on January 31st, 2016? We’ve been sending folks to Tateyama for decades and this might be your year!  If so, contact us immediately as the deadline is … Continue reading

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World Peace Happened!

Thank you Bellingham, Washington; Cheongju, Korea; Nakhodka, Russia; Port Stephens, Australia; Punta Arenas, Chile; Tateyama, Japan; Tsetserleg, Mongolia; and Vaasa, Finland!

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Tonight We Make World Peace Happen!

Tonight is the night for world peace! Tonight, November 7th is going to be a great night for world peace.  It is not to late to join the Bellingham Sister Cities Association Board and fellow community members for our Gala and Fundraiser … Continue reading

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