Nashville’s Newest Sister City Is Also A Home To Country Music

Australian actress Clare Bowen, who is a regular on the TV show Nashville, and Nashville Sister Cities President Tracy Kane look on as the mayors of Tamworth and Nashville sign the agreement. Credit: Nina Cardona/WPLN

Australian actress Clare Bowen, who is a regular on the TV show Nashville, and Nashville Sister Cities President Tracy Kane look on as the agreement is signed. Credit: Nina Cardona/WPLN

 

A special treaty signing in the rotunda of the Country Music Hall of Fame has made Australia’s country music capital Nashville’s newest sister city.

Tamworth, in New South Wales, is home to the largest annual country festival in the southern hemisphere.

A delegation of thirteen officials and residents of the cities travelled to Nashville for the signing. A handful of Australian country music fans in town for CMA Music Fest also found their way to the event formalizing a union between the cities.

 

Much like Nashville, Tamworth anchors and inland, agricultural region in that nation's Southeast. Credit: Google Maps

Much like Nashville, Tamworth anchors and inland, agricultural region in that nation’s Southeast. Credit: Google Maps

Nashville already has similar connections to seven other cities around the world, with regular visits between dignitaries and special travel programs for exchange students.

  • Edmonton, Canada
  • Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Caen, France
  • Mendoza, Argentina
  • Magdeburg, Germany
  • Taiyuan, China

 

 


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