Category Archives: Tateyama Japan

BSCA Ski-to-Sea Team Kick-Off Dinner

On Thursday night, Friday May 21, the Bellingham Sister Cities Association International Ski-to-Sea team met at “Tatdaddy’s” home to get to know one another and to meet many of the Bellingham Sister Cities Board. Joining Gabe Starbuck, Kyle Nelson and Max Baker … Continue reading

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Meet the BSCA Sister Cities Ambassadors Ski to Sea Team!

Today’s installment of “Meet the BSCA Team” introduces you to our Ski to Sea racers from Tateyama, Japan. Eriko Kondo, our team’s road runner, and Kazuki Wada, our road biker, are both excited to be participating in this year’s Ski … Continue reading

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Britt Setter and United We Dance’s Upcoming Trip to Tateyama

United We Dance is taking thirteen students ranging in age from 14-18 and three dance instructors from The Dance Studio to Tateyama, Japan this July. We are so excited for our second cultural exchange to Tateyama! We are fortunate enough … Continue reading

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President Teresa Van Haalen Extends An Invitation To The BSCA Annual Dinner

Well we are only a week away and we have to have our confirmed number of dinners in by 2:00 Tuesday, April 7 and as this years President for Bellingham Sister Cities Association I wanted to again extend a personal … Continue reading

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Next Masters of Japanese Cinema film — Early Summer

The next Masters of Japanese Cinema film will be Ozu Yasujiro’s wonderful 1951 film Early Summer.  It screens at Pickford Film Center (1318 Bay Street) at 6:30pm on Tuesday, April 7th.  Further details can be found here: http://www.pickfordfilmcenter.org/programs/pickford/early-summer/ Ozu probably doesn’t … Continue reading

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From War To Peace – Remembering Jack Pierce, One Of BSCA’s Founders …

In going through some old materials, we happened upon a 1998 article that was posted in the Bellingham Herald about Jack Pierce, one of the founders of our Bellingham Sister Cities Association back in 1958.  He was a man who … Continue reading

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Bellingham Runners Arrive For the Wakashio Marathon

The first wave of three Bellingham runners arrived in Tateyama and gathered with some of the Tateyama folks and the full contingent of Port Stephens Australia runners and visitors with Tateyama Bay to their backs. There are a total of six runners … Continue reading

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Banzai(万歳)Send Off For Our Bellingham Runners

Banzai, Banzai, Banzai(万歳) was heard through out the Fairhaven business district on Tuesday, January 20th, which was the official send off for six runners from Bellingham who are leaving for our Sister City Tateyama, Japan’s 35th Wakashio Marathon/10K/2K on January 25, 2015. … Continue reading

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