Bath-Tsugaru Sister City Exchange Program

Bath-Tsugaru Sister City Exchange Program

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The History of The Bath-Tsugaru Exchange

The History of The Bath-Tsugaru Exchange

Visit our History page for more information on the history of our program.

Visit our Get Involved page for information on how you can travel, host, or otherwise lend your valuable contributions to this program.

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Welcome – Yokoso

Welcome – Yokoso

-CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION- Please bear with us while we update the functions of our website to bring you a better, more informative experience! (Jan 26, 2015) A historical relationship betweenBath and Shariki village, now part of Tsugaru City, has grown into a sister-city relationship between the two communities and a sister-state relationship between Maine and the Aomori region of Japan. Every year, students from the Bath and Tsugaru areas participate in an overseas exchange to better understand each other’s culture. Bath has the most active sister-city exchange program in the State of Maine! The program welcomes new members, s...

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Events

Japanese Culture Weekend 2013
20 Feb

Japanese Culture Weekend 2013

The schedule for the 2nd Annual Japanese Culture Weekend is now available. You can view the sche...
Yard Sale Saturday May 5th
28 Apr

Yard Sale Saturday May 5th

Yard Sale Saturday May 5th to Benefit Bath-Tsugaru Sister City Exchange Program Can You Help? A...
Bath Japanese Celebration Weekend!
15 Jan

Bath Japanese Celebration Weekend!

Yokoso/Welcome to Bath Japanese Celebration Weekend! Please join the fun Thursday, February 2-Sun...

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Travel

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Summer 2014 included successful and exciting visits, with the Midcoast group visiting Tsugaru in July and a contingent from Tsugaru visiting...
2014 Travel Program Wrap-up
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If you or someone you know would be interested in travelling to Japan next Summer with our group -- take this opportunity to find out more a...
Next Student Travel Meeting Sunday March 2nd
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The Dates for the Tsugaru Exchange Program this Summer have been finalized: The visitors from Tsugaru are coming to Bath July 20-28 and w...
Travel and Hosting Dates for Summer 2014 Announced
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Today, after being picked up by the bus in Shariki, we went to visit the memorial of those who died in the Chesborogh shipwreck in 1889. The...
Travelogue 2013 – Kenan Van Vranken
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While visiting Japan, we are constantly reminded of the similarities and differences of how we do things in the United States.  An example o...
Travelogue 2013 – Mari Eosco
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