Rockville Sister City Corporation

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This is the official site of the Rockville Sister City Corporation (RSCC) in Rockville, Maryland, representing a long-standing relationship between the people of Rockville, Maryland and the people of Pinneberg, Germany. The relationship was established in 1957. Rockville developed a Friendly Relations City Relationship with the city of Jiaxing, China in 2009.

Join us for the
Rockville Lantern Festival

Celebrated in many Asian countries, the Lantern Festival marks the end of New Year’s festivities and includes cultural performances, food, interactive lantern craft activities and cultural displays.  This family and kid-friendly event is organized by the Rockville Sister City Corporation in partnership with WQER-LP 96.7 FM Radio and Chinese Culture Institute.

Date: Saturday, February 23, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Place: F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville
Admission: Free
Contact: The Rockville Sister City Corporation at 240-314-5029 or

Rockville-Pinneberg 60th Anniversary - 2017 !

For an amazing 60 years Pinneberg and Rockville have maintained a meaningful and intense friendship. The initiators were former mayors Henry Glissmann (SPD) and Dickran Hovsepian. The German-American Society Rockville-Pinneberg, founded in 1984, is under the leadership of Bernd Hinrichs since 2007. The Pinneberg City leadership has dedicated a Rockville Room at City Hall. The corresponding organization in Rockville was founded in 1983 under the name of Rockville Sister City Corporation.