KC Parks is excited to announce the 2020 Tainan Sister City Committee has organized an upcoming baseball event to help promote the sister-city relationship with Kansas City. Tainan and Kansas City have been sister cities since 1978 and both have professional baseball teams with lions as their mascot. The game is named “America Day”.
WHO: Tainan City Lions baseball game-featuring videos from KC Royals Sluggerrr and Mayor Quinton Lucas
WHAT: “America Day” Baseball game and video promoting longstanding sister city relationship. Link to Video>>
WHERE: Tainan City of Taiwan
WHEN: Friday, July 3rd U.S. Central Standard Time: 5:35 a.m., Taiwan Time: 6:35 p.m.
WHY: During this difficult time all over the world, both Mayors offer encouragement before the game. Both cities happen to have a professional baseball team and their mascots are lions.
HOW: Virtually Live English webcast options and guide>>
Special thanks to the Sister City Committee, Kansas City Hall, Tainan City Hall, the Royals, and Team Lions to make this a reality.
Kansas City Sister Cities Association: Through its individual Sister City Committees, the Association pursues its mission of promoting peace through mutual respect, understanding and cooperation. With decades of educational, cultural, and commercial exchanges, the Sister City Association celebrates Kansas City’s status as a global city. Website>>