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17-October-2016
17-October-2016

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The Japanese garden was established to commemorate the 30th anniverary of the Sister City Agreement between Launceston and Ikeda, Japan. 

Sister cities are cooperative agreements between towns and cities, and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

 

Location

Address:Civic Square, Launceston, 7250
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.435993
Long: 147.136337
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Local
Actual Event Start Date:01-November-1965
Actual Event End Date:01-November-1995

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:February-1996
Front Inscription

Plaque:

Launceston and Ikeda signed The Sister City Agreement On I November 1965. This marked their first steps together as
members of global community. 

Both cities established this garden to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Sister City Relationship. 

The creation of this garden has seen new war friendships develop between the staff of both councils. 

This Japanese garden is named Friendship Garden and has been built to ensure our Sister City friendship lasts forever.

February 1996

Tony Peck                        Kaoru Karata
Mayor of Launceston       Mayor of Ikeda

[ Inscription in Japanese ] 

Source: MA
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