Takayama, Japan – Come & Experience the Culture.

This year, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Denver-Takayama Sister Cities Relationship. A Takayama delegation led by Takayama City Mayor Tsuchino will visit Denver and participate in various events to share their special skills and traditions with Denver.

When:       July 2nd(Fri) 2:30PM-4:30PM

Where:      Littleton High School Theater

199 East Littleton Boulevard Littleton, CO 80121

Admission:   Free Performances: Taiko & Shimai

When:       July 3rd(Sat) 10:00AM-5:00PM

Where:      Cherry Creek Arts Festival (Culture Pavilion )

Off of Clayton Street.  Between 2nd and 3rd Ave.

Admission:   Free Performances:    Check Below

TAIKO Japanese traditional drum performance

CHORUS Women’s chorus group will sing traditional Japanese folk songs

SHIMAI Traditional Japanese Musical Theater – One style of Nho, Japan’s oldest style of musical theatre

TEA CEREMONY Demonstration of the traditional Sen-Sado

HOGAKU Japanese traditional music by Koto & Shyakuhachi

NIHON BUYO Japanese Traditional Dance

JAPANESE CALLIGRAPHY Japanese traditional Calligraphy

KIMONO Demonstration and a fashion show of the traditional Japanese garment