LOS ANGELES, Calif.–A friendship city agreement between Los Angeles and Durban, South Africa, will be signed tonight at City Hall.

Councilmen Tom LaBonge and Joe Buscaino, Deputy Mayor Aileen Adams, South African Consul General Cyril Ndaba and a delegation from Durban will participate in the signing ceremony, according to Scott Levin-Gesundheit, LaBonge’s communications deputy.

Durban is South Africa’s third largest city, with a population of more than 3.5 million. It has Africa’s busiest container port and is a popular tourist destination, featuring a beachfront known as the Golden Mile.

It bills itself as “The warmest place to be.”