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Our coming events, background, some past activities, related organizations



Coming events / activities

August 8-13: Our bi-annual high school student exchange visit Ten students and two chaperones will visit the mayor, sightsee local venues, and be homestayed for five nights. Details are here (website), but still filling in the blanks.


August 11-13: Visit by "Alito", women's chorale from Takayama Twelve singers will give two concerts in two days:

Old traditional Japanese songs - Simpson United Methodist Church (6001 Wolff, Arvada), 4:30; free
Details are here (Flyer, pdf format)

Japanese and Western music - First Baptist Church (1373 Grant St., Denver); concert begins at 5:00, reception at 6:30. $20 for DSCI (Denver Sister Cities International) members, $25 for non-members. Purchase tickets here. (price includes concert and reception). More information here (Flyer, pdf format).


October 15-26: "Japan in Depth" trip: exploring Kyushu There is a tripsite where you can get information and sign up (no money collected from this site); here is a poster / flyer you can run off and post to promote the trip.


Find out about the Committee calendar, budgets, and so on ...

Plans for 2017 (.pdf document) (Last updated 18 July, 2017)

Working budget for 2017 (.pdf document) (Last updated 16 November, 2016)

Why Denver Takayama is relevant to the larger community - Japanese, Japanese-American, all interested in Japan - in Denver and Colorado (.pdf document) (Last revised 1 February, 2017)

Technical paper on emails
(.pdf document - Some thoughts on how to make email safer from hackers and more effective) (Written 26 March, 2015)


 Web pages from past events 

Chasing Cherry Blossoms adult trip to Japan April 5-18, 2017

High schools student exchange to Japan June 8-22, 2016

Japan in Depth October, 2015

55th anniversary celebration page July 2, 2015

Introduction to Japan April, 2015


Upcoming and on-going events / activities outside the Committee that may be of interest:


... August 6, 2017, 11:00 a.m. ...
JAAC annual summer picnic at Berkely park - all are welcome.
Always good food and fellowship, entertainment, drawing prizes, and ... it's free! Details are here (.pdf flyer).


... September 25, 2016 - October 1, 2017 ...
"From the Fire" - exhibition at the Denver Art Museum (DAM), exploring contemporary Japanese ceramic arts. Exhibition is included in general admission. Admission to the DAM is free for children under 18. Details are here (web page).



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