Established in 1968, the Michigan-Shiga partnership is the oldest and most comprehensive sister state relationship between the United States and Japan.  Residents of Michigan and Shiga continue to maintain close ties through exchanges involving students, teachers, community members and government officials.
Michigan-Shiga Sister State Program on Facebook          
Shiga Tourism Website
 

                  




                 

           News & Events
SAVE THE DATES! 
50th Anniversary Celebration: September 11, 2018! 
Host Family Orientation: July 28th, 2018

 Goodwill Mission from Shiga, Japan to Michigan               September 5-12, 2018