Shinhidaka Programs

High School Student Exchanges


Each year, Lexington students visit their counterparts in Shinhidaka, Japan for ten days. 

Read about the program

Partnership with Locust Trace


Sister Cities sends a teacher from Locust Trace Agricultural Center with students to Shinhidaka, Japan as a chaperone. 

Shinhidaka Summer Internship


In 2019, Shinhidaka and Lexington in conjunction with the Japanese Studies Department of the University of Kentucky started a summer internship for college students focusing on the Japanese language and culture.