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

Meet Your Irish Sister City – County Meath

Welcome to Cary's Irish Sister City, County Meath, Ireland. You may wonder why Cary has an entire county as a Sister City.  The answer is that many counties in Europe are made up of a number of small villages, none of which would be large enough to support a Sister Cities partnership.  Enter the county. Meath has 11 towns with a combined … [Read More...]


Cary’s Ceilidh Returns!

Last year's first Ceilidh at The Cary was such a success (it sold out two weeks in advance) that we are moving it up to the larger Cary Arts Center this year. The format will be the same - an evening of Irish and Scottish music celebrating the rich Celtic culture here in Cary.  All of the musicians are local.  The dancers might be the children of … [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.
  • 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.