The twinning link with Nürtingen was established in 1968 after a successful exchange between Côr Meibion Pontypridd and the Liederkranz Male Choir in Esslingen, Nürtingen a few years earlier.
This exchange is the longest lasting twinning link in RCT.
German towns host many festivals during the year. The May Day celebrations is one example. Representatives from every local organisation and school parade through the streets.