The city of Boryspil and the City of Hopkins have committed to continue building strong relationships between the two communities.
The City held a Sister City Celebration at the Hopkins Center for the Arts on September 27, 2011 when a delegation from Boryspil visited Hopkins.
In May 2011, Hopkins Mayor Gene Maxwell visited Boryspil as part of a civic-cultural exchange program.
One of the outcomes of the Sister City relationship is the upcoming visit of 17 students and 3 adult chaperones to Hopkins in the fall of 2012.
The students will attend Hopkins Public Schools, participate in civic leadership development opportunities, and share their perspectives, hopes, and challenges with Minnesota youth.
To learn more about the purposes of the exchange, view presentation slides about the Youth Leadership Engagement Project.