Located in the heart of central Japan, Nagoya is blessed with a rich natural environment and scenic attractions that include Ise Bay, Nobi Plane, and the Kiso River. With a population of more than 2.15 million, Nagoya is one of Japan's major industrial and cultural cities.
Sister City Since
March 31, 1959
Distance From L.A.
City: 2.15 million; Country: 126,549,976
Tropical in south to cool temperate in the north.
LA Time +17
1000 Cranes Project. On display at the Nagoya City Hall
Barnsdall Arts created the 1000 Cranes Project with schools throughout Los Angeles. Children at Ivanhoe, Mayberry, and Temple Israel Elementary and Westside Charter Schools made origami cranes with their best wishes.
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Los Angeles Nagoya Sister City Affiliation (LANSCA) will "fly" to Japan the origami cranes made by LA school children in Barnsdall Arts Project 1000 CRANES. They were on exhibit as part of A Tribute to the Children of Japan.
Japanese children's art from Barnsdall Arts International Child Art Collection at Kaiser-Sunset Main Concourse from April 2011 to February 2012.