Who We Are
Sister Cities of Wilmington’s mission is to promote peaceful relations between the people of Wilmington and our sister cities through educational, cultural, artistic, and other appropriate exchanges. Wilmington has 5 official sister cities: Kalmar, Sweden; Fulda, Germany; Osogbo, Nigeria; Olevano sul Tusciano, Italy; and Nemours, France.
Making A Difference Locally and Globally
Experiencing the Education of Friendships
We support student exchanges for grade school students with Olevano sul Tusciano, Italy, and Fulda, Germany, high school students with Kalmar, Sweden, and college students with Fulda, Germany.
Visual Arts Exchanges
Adding Color to Our World
We support visual art exchanges with Osogbo, Nigeria, and supported the visual works of SYNE at all our sister cities.
Performance Art Exchanges
We Like to Teach the World to Sing
We support musician exchanges from Fulda, Germany, and Olevano sul Tusciano, Italy, hip-hop artists from Kalmar, Sweden, and singers and musicians from Wilmington, Delaware, to our sister cities.
New Things Inspire Us to be Greater
We exchange chefs and chocolatiers with Nemours, France, potters from Olevano sul Tusiano, and royalty from Osogbo, Nigeria.
“I have said time and again there is no place on this earth to which I would not travel, there is no chore I would not undertake if I had any faintest hope that, by so doing, I would promote the general cause of world peace.”