About

Alexandria, Virginia and Caen, France have participated in shared cultural and educational exchanges since 1991 under the auspices of the Sister Cities International non-profit organization.

Today, the two cities nurture a bond of shared cultural engagement through activities including:

  • Annual student exchanges
  • Intern Exchange
  • Annual D-day commemorative event
  • Lecture Series
  • Sending Alexandria delegations to Caen & hosting Caen delegations in Alexandria
  • Special Events

We welcome French enthusiasts and those interested to know more about our programs to join the “Friends of Alexandria-Caen Sister Cities” by signing up to be on our email distribution list. Comments and suggestions for activities and/or fundraising events may be sent via email at alexandriacaen@gmail.com.  Please include your email address in the message.

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One response to “About

  1. Bonjour! I am a former Executive Director of Nashville Sister Cities, which has a relationship with Caen. I attended the Foire de Caen in 2003, and stayed with the Bienvenue family at that time. I would be delighted to renew my SC membership here in Alexandria, and reconnect with friends on both sides of the pond. -Claiborne Gayden

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