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Mayor's Welcome












Mayor Brandon Whipple

Honorary Chair of Wichita Area Sister Cities


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Mayor Brandon Whipple

Wichita City Council

(316) 268-4331


President's Welcome













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Sherri Lichtenberger 

President 2020-2021




To promote peace through mutual respect, understanding and cooperation - one individual, one community at a time.




Wichita Area Sister Cities (WASC) pursues exchanges with its sister cities in the following areas of interest:


Diplomatic - Mayor and City Council delegation visits


Cultural - group and individual exchanges


Educational - university programs for language development


Professional - ballet, music, chef, etc.


Tourism - group and individuals


Economic - searching business opportunities


Strategic Goals


Consistent with Sister Cities International, our strategic goals are:


  1. Cultural Exchange

  2. Partnership Building

  3. Business & Trade

  4. Community Development

  5. Youth & Education


More information from Sister Cities International



Sister Cities International


Notice Board


Click the following links to visit the WASC Facebook page or the pages for Mexico , China or France


Our Picnic on Saturday, October 3rd was fun for all
























Click the following link to print your membership form and mail it in with a check. 

35th Anniversary of our Sister City relationship with Kaifeng, China


















                                                                                                                                 Download PDF




Cities (click arrows to scroll through cities)

Chair: Douglas Miller
Meets: 1st Sat Noon Watermark Books
Meets: 3rd Thursday 6:30 PM
Meets: 2nd Monday 
5:30 PM

See our Riverfest page for more details.

Economic Value of Sister Cities

Recently, ValueIdeas LLC published a report, "Measures that Matter," for Sister Cities International on the economic value of Sister Cities nationally and for particular cities. It is well worth reading.

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Join Sister Cities


Meet visiting delegates from China, France or Mexico and participate in official visits to our Sister Cities; make business, cultural or educational contacts; stay informed about visits and scholarships; practice your Spanish, French or Mandarin; and much more.

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Kaifeng, P.R. China

Kaifeng 开封, Henan 河南, P.R. China 中华人民共和国 Early in 1985, Wichita Mayor Robert Brown appointed a task force to study the desirability of establishing a Sister City relationship with a city in the Henan Province, a sister state to Kansas, People's Republic of China. The relationship became official on December 3rd and in September 1986, Mayor Brown led the first delegation to visit Mayor Zhu in Kaifeng.

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