Madera is set to host a delegation from sister city Yilan, Taiwan on tours of various public facilities, businesses, schools and the Madera County Museum.
The delegation will visit Sunday through Wednesday and includes the mayor of Yilan, other members of the city organization and conductor Chien-Hsing Li.
Delegates from Yilan are scheduled to visit Madera City Hall at 9 a.m. Monday for a presentation and tour of city departments,
The visit was arranged by Madera in partnership with the nonprofit Madera/Yilan Sister City Corporation.
Madera Mayor Robert Poythress said the city’s relationship with Yilan has been strong.
“Over the years we have enjoyed cultural exchanges as well as the exploration of business, trade and educational opportunities,” Poythress said.
Musicians from the Formosa Melody Music Center of Yilan will perform a free concert at Madera South High School on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available in the city clerk’s office, 47th Place Carpet One and the Madera District Chamber of Commerce.
Additional performances by the Formosa Melody Music Center will be at the following times and locations: noon Monday, Cedar Creek Senior Living; noon Tuesday, Madera Rotary Club; 9 a.m. Wednesday, Howard Elementary School; and 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sherman Thomas Charter School.