Santa Clarita Sister Cities

Connecting Local to Global

VISION: Santa Clarita develops and maintains international and Sister City relationships in areas of interest to its citizens resulting in an enlightened and culturally enriched community.

MISSION: To foster international partnerships between the City of Santa Clarita and other cities abroad to promote mutual understanding, friendship, and cooperation through reciprocal youth, cultural, educational, professional, humanitarian, and economic programs and exchanges.

Young Artists & Authors Showcase

We’re so proud of all the students who participated in this year’s Young Artists and Authors Showcase.  Congratulations to all winners and finalists whose entries have been submitted to Sister Cities International in Washington, D.C. to compete at the national level for the $1,000-grand prize in each category.  Visit our virtual gallery to view their submissions.

The Young Artists and Authors Showcase is an annual literary and art competition open to students ages 13-18 from Santa Clarita and its sister cities — Tena, Ecuador and Sariaya, Philippines.

Visit the Virtual Gallery

Sister City: Tena, Ecuador

Tena, the capital of the Napo Province,
is a city in the Amazon rainforest.

Sister City: Sariaya, Philippines

Sariaya, located in the province of Quezon, is three hours away from the country’s capital city of Manila.