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40th Anniversary Sister City Visit

October 1 – 5, 2014

10,000 Cranes for Japan
Commemorating Concord's response to the disastrous 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Created from over 10,000 origami cranes folded by our community as symbols of hope for Japan's recovery

Dedicated to our Sister City
Kitakami, Japan
See our 10,000 Cranes for Japan
web page (click here)

Diablo Taiko video (click here)
Celebrating the
10,000 Cranes for Japan

The Communion Bridge sculpture
is located in the
Japanese Friendship Garden
at the Concord Civic Center
and spans the distance to our

Sister City - Kitakami, Japan

Sister City Monument in Kitakami, Japan


Kitakami, Japan   Concord, California