35th Colorado Japanese Speech Contest (March 4, 2023)
On Saturday, March 4th, the 35th Colorado Japanese Speech Contest was held, co-hosted by the Consulate-General of Japan in Denver, Colorado Japanese Language Education Association (CJLEA), Japan America Society of Colorado and Japan Foundation. Dozens Japanese language students at the elementary school level and college level in Colorado demonstrated the results of their daily studies and hard work.
The contestants gave speeches covering a wide range of topics, including the various differences between Japan and the U.S., making it a very high-level contest.
At the closing ceremony, Deputy Consul-General AZECHI gave remarks in which he praised the contestants’ speeches and encouraged them to continue working hard in their future studies.