Connect globally, thrive locally.

Our Sister Cities

Deauville, France

Twinned in 1957

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County Kildare, Ireland

Twinned in 1984

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Shinhidaka, Japan

Twinned in 1988

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Newmarket, England

Twinned in 2003

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Our Programs

Youth & Student Exchanges


Students from middle school to high school can benefit from our Youth Programs, including our Annual Student Exchange Programs with each of our Sister Cities. 

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Arts and Culture


From art to writing, Sister Cities inspires a creative energy.  Learn about the many arts and cultural programs and opportunities available through Lexington Sister Cities.  

See the winning art

University Exchanges


We offer many study and work abroad opportunities for University students.  Language learning programs for students taking French and Japanese are available, as well as work abroad positions for French speakers.  

Apply to be a teaching assistant in deauville



Lexington Sister Cities is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.  Find out ways you can help support the organization through annual fundraisers.  

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Stay involved in everything Sister Cities by becoming a member today.  Many levels of membership are available. 

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Lexington Sister Cities Commission


Learn about the Commission Members that oversee the Lexington Sister Cities programs.  

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