Nashville artists Martica Griffin and Andee Rudolf were selected to participate in a Magdeburg, Germany artist symposium hosted by H20Turmpark and to collaborate with artists from Magdeburg and its other sister city Le Havre, France. The artists shared studio space, techniques and ideas. The week culminated in an exhibition. Several of Martica and Andee's pieces remain on display in Magdeburg.
The Second Annual Ramen Showdown to benefit Sister Cities of Nashville took place on April 9 at Otaku Ramen. Chefs from Two Ten Jack and Otaku Ramen prepared unique ramen dishes in this ramen "duel" and served 250 guests. The event preceded Nashville's Tenth Annual Cherry Blossom Festival held in the downtown public square on April 14. Metro Council member and Sister Cities board member Mina Johnson drafted a resolution proclaiming April as Nashville's Cherry Blossom month and also noting the strong ties between Nashville and our sister city Kamakura. ..
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