• Student exchanges continue with Denver hosting a delegation of students from Takayama one year, the following year a delegation of Denver students travel to Japan.  In 2014 we will be sending a group of students to Japan with 5-6 days of homestay in Takayama included in their time there.

 

  • The Takayama committee also plans adult trips to Japan.   The goal is to make this an annual event beginning in 2014!

 

  • In addition to student exchanges, there have been exchanges between musical groups, medical professionals and business representatives.  This is an excellent venue for sharing cultural and professional knowledge!

 

  • In 2012 the Takayama committee received a Kaiser Permanente Grant to send tsunami victims to visit Takayama and meet with five DSCI students as well as local students.

 

  • The Takayama committee also sponsors many cultural events, like celebrations of Setsuban, Tanabata and a Shinnenkai (New Year’s gathering) .

 

  • The Takayama committee has also participated in the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Denver.

 

  • The City of Takayama park is located at Cherry Creek Drive North and South Colorado Boulevard.