Consul-General Takeuchi attends the 2019 Amache Pilgrimage Memorial Ceremony (May 18, 2019)
On Saturday, May 20, 2019, Consul-General Midori Takeuchi attended the 2019 Amache Pilgrimage Memorial Ceremony held at the Amache Camp where many Japanese-Americans were interned during the WWII.
This year is the 43rd memorial ceremony to be held. It is held every year in May to honor and remember the 120 individuals who died in the camp and the 31 enlisted soldiers who lost their lives on the battlefield in Europe. Approximately 60 persons not only from Colorado and but also from other states attended the ceremony.