Sixteen City of Sapporo High School Students visit the Sister City of Portland

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On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, the sixteen students (two students each from 8 schools) of the City of Sapporo paid a visit to the Consular Office of Japan in Portland. They will attend classes at Grant High school and stay with homestay families in order to experience a different culture. The City of Sapporo established a sister city relationship with the City of Portland in 1959. During this visit, the City of Sapporo presented a commemorative gift of a Kotsubaijiki Shurushikaki (flower vase) for the Portland Japanese Garden Expansion Grand Reopening.