30th Colorado/Wyoming Japanese Speech Contest (November 5, 2016)

                                Consul-General Ito’s Remarks                  Skits (Elementary Students)                          Speeches (College 2)

On Saturday, November 5th, the 30th Colorado/Wyoming Japanese Speech Contest co-hosted by the Consulate-General of Japan in Denver and the Colorado Japanese Language Education Association was held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Students from elementary school through college who are currently studying Japanese participated in the contest to showcase what they have learned in their studies.

It was a high-level contest with speeches covering a wide range of topics such as the fun and difficulty of learning Japanese, differences in lifestyle habits between Japan and America, and Japanese pop culture.