Students from Nelson’s sister city of Izu-Shi

Japanese students say goodbye after week in Nelson

Nineteen students from Nelson’s sister city of Izu-Shi, Japan



Students visiting from Nelson’s sister city of Izu-Shi, Japan, took part in a formal farewell ceremony in Cottonwood Park that involved the mayor of Izu-Shi coming to Nelson to dedicate a plaque to recognize 25 years of the sister city agreement. The Grade 8 exchange students were in the area for a week and will now visit their other sister city, Hope, BC, before flying home.

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