The Tilaran group celebrated after Durham's City Council approved the application of Tilaran to become a Sister City with Durham. The signing ceremony was in April, 2019.
Tilaran is in the beautiful mountains of northwest Costa Rica. It is a center for energy efficiency with hydro- electric energy, and 9 wind farms.
Activities and Programs
-- Durham Public School Teachers visited Tilaran for a professional development program.
-- The Planet Team project plans to link High School students in Tilaran and Durham to promote reducing the use of plastic, especially plastic straws.
-- A delegation from Sister Cities of Durham will visit Tilaran in Feb., 2020 to celebrate this new partnership.