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Everybody Welcome: Asian Pacific Luncheon "Asian Pacific Trade, Travel and Tourism"
|Posted on August 4, 2012 at 8:25 PM|
by Mary Shinn, The Gazette
The people of Fujiyoshida, Japan, the sister city of Colorado Springs, extended their good will Saturday with a donation to the Waldo Canyon Fire relief efforts at a cultural festival in America the Beautiful Park.
The afternoon festival marked the 50th year of the sister city relationship with Japan and brought about 30,000 people from Colorado Springs out to mingle with 70 from Fujiyoshida, including Taiko drummers, singers, dancers and gove...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 3, 2012 at 4:20 PM|
The city of Fujiyoshida, Japan has raised $11,417 for victims of the Waldo Canyon fire in Colorado Springs.
Fujiyoshida and Colorado Springs were named Sister Cities in 1962. This weekend, approximately 70 visitors from Fujiyoshida including Mayor Horiuchi are in town to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Sister City relationship.
Mayor Horiuchi will deliver the $11,417 check to Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach during the Everybod...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 2, 2012 at 1:15 AM|
by Bryce Crawford @BryceCrawford
Colorado Springs Independent August 1, 2012
To one degree or another, you can thank the following for the success of modern taiko drumming: a sacred striptease, jazz music and the Olympics. You could also argue that a cultural backlash surrounding the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II pushed the musical style to its place in the U.S. But let's instead talk about Ame-no-Uzume-no-Mikoto, the Shinto goddess of revelry and mirth wh...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 2, 2012 at 1:10 AM|
by Edie Adelstein @edieadelstein
Colorado Springs Independent, August 1, 2012
Native American warriors and the samurai of Japan have a lot in common, according to Japanese artist Hyakkimaru. Both groups are noted for their courageous attitudes and fighting skills, as well as their 19th-century marginalization by a more powerful majority. "I have a group of works based on the rise of the Samurai era, a chaotic period in Japan approximately 1,000 years ago, in which people tried to...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 1, 2012 at 9:40 PM|
By ANITA RENEE LANGEMACH firstname.lastname@example.org
It started with an idea: To create community despite the ocean that divides us. On Saturday, the sister cities Colorado Springs and Fujiyoshida celebrate the 50-year sister city connection with "The Fire Festival," which is one of many events sponsored by the Colorado Springs Diversity Forum's "Everybody's Welcome: Mountain Festival."Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 1, 2012 at 1:05 AM|
August 01, 2012 9:41 AM By ANITA RENEE LANGEMACH email@example.com
It started with an idea: To create community despite the ocean that divides us. On Saturday, the sister cities Colorado Springs and Fujiyoshida celebrate the 50-year sister city connection with "The Fire Festival," which is one of many events sponsored by the Colorado Springs Diversity Forum's "Everybody's Welcome: Mountain Festival." "The Mountain Festival is a unique way to celebrate all ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 17, 2012 at 3:50 PM|
The panel, shaped like a kimono, was filled with flowers created by the art form known as paper quilling. The kimono panels were chosen to recognize the 50th anniversary of the Sister Cities Celebration and are also a fund raiser for the Colorado Springs Diversity Forum. Colorado Springs is a Sister City with Fujiyoshida, Japan. The Fire Festival 50th anniversary event is August 4 to 11.
Artists who want to create a panel and those who wish to financially sponsor a panel should contact ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 5, 2012 at 6:30 PM|
IN CELEBRATION OF THE JAPAN-US CHERRY BLOSSOM CENTENNIAL &FUJIYOSHIDA-COLORADO SPRINGS SISTER CITY GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY
|Posted on March 9, 2012 at 4:30 PM|
INDY BLOG POSTED BY EDIE ADELSTEIN ON FRI, MAR 9, 2012 AT 5:30 PM
The Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum is about to wrap up installing its new Van Briggle exhibit, but next week, according to cultural services manager Matt Mayberry, it will begin work on installing its exhibit honoring Colorado Springs' sister city, Fujiyoshida, next week. 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of our sibling partnership.
One of the items in the show is a tapestry donated by the Japanese city...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 23, 2012 at 4:20 PM|
A special presentation in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Colorado Springs’ Sister City relationship with Fujiyoshida, Japan will take place at the Formal City Council meeting on Tuesday, January 24 at 1 p.m. at Colorado Springs City Hall (107 N. Nevada Ave.) A Genji Monogatari tapestry given to Colorado Springs by the City of Fujiyoshida will be presented to Mayor Bach and City Council to launch a year of community-wide celebration in ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 23, 2012 at 4:10 PM|
The Seven Veils is a new artistic festival produced by the Department of Visual and Performing Arts and THEATREWORKS exploring Asian artistic forms, especially the Japanese concepts of hade and shabui. Join us for events, performances and installations where artists will explore the intersection of simplicity and decadence, as well as the space between wh...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 23, 2012 at 3:50 PM|
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|Posted on December 1, 2011 at 7:10 PM|
Local artists are invited to produce works of art from a Kimono shaped base to be offered for sale at auction to help fund this community celebration. Sponsor a kimono to support Everybody Welcome™: A Celebration of Culture and Diversity, Fire Festival - 50th Anniversary Sister Cities Celebration with Fujiyoshida, Japan. (Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 23, 2011 at 5:15 PM|
(Colorado Springs, Colo.) The City of Fujiyoshida nestles against the base of Mount Fuji in Japan much as Colorado Springs hugs Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain. The two cities also share a more formal relationship, acting as Sister Cities since 1962.Read Full Post »