The City of Aurora and the Consulate-General of Japan in Denver hosts the Aurora Global Fest 2022 Reception (August 19, 2022)
On Friday, August 19th, the City of Aurora and the Consulate-General of Japan in Denver hosted the Aurora Global Fest 2022 reception. Around 120 guests, including Mayor Mike Coffman of Aurora and Aurora City Council Members, attended the reception. Mayor Mike Coffman and Consul-General MIKAMI Yoichi delivered welcome and opening remarks.
At the reception, the guests enjoyed Japanese catering including sushi, sake, beer and wine, watched a Japanese drum performance by Denver Taiko, and witnessed Ikebana, a Japanese flower arrangement display. Each of these offerings provided a good opportunity for guests to get a better understanding of traditional Japanese culture. Booths were also set-up to highlight Japanese companies operating their business in Colorado and tourism in Japan to help guests learn more about the Japanese economy, business and culture.