In 1837, the notary Alphonse Daloz purchased the land comprising Le Touquet. At that time, Le … [Continue Reading]


The source from which Markham draws its name is rich in both resonance and history. In 1791, the … [Continue Reading]

Markham Ontario, Canada

Hsinchu is located in the northwestern part of Taiwan. The city is on the vital north-south freeway … [Continue Reading]

Hsinchu, Taiwan

County Meath is traditionally known as the “Royal County” because it contains the seat of the … [Continue Reading]

County Meath countryside

Happy 25th Anniversary

2016 is the 25th anniversary of Sister Cities Association of Cary. We've grown a lot - from just one Sister City in Le Touquet, France to four Sister Cities in Ireland, Taiwan R.O.C., and Canada. We have a lot planned for the year to celebrate this milestone.  The big celebration will be in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of Lazy Daze on … [Read More...]

Cary sister cities sign-small

We have our sign!

If you drove down Academy Street past Town Hall campus at the end of 2015, you might have seen some construction taking place. That was the installation of Cary's Sister Cities directional signpost. It stands approximately 11 feet high and is designed so that we can add additional arrow blades when we add new Sister Cities.  The arrows were aligned … [Read More...]


Sister Cities of Cary has hosted the following art exhibits and cultural programs supported in part by grants from the Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival, a Cary-based festival supporting local arts and non-profit organizations and activities.
  • 2015 Ceilidh At The Cary Arts Center
  • 2014 Ceilidh At The Cary
  • 2013 and 2014: International Children’s Day Festival of Cary
  • 2013:  ARTQUILTSrivers Quilt Exhibit at the Cary Arts Center
  • 2011: “Taiwan Sublime” photographic exhibition at Cary Town Hall Campus.