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SAVE THE DATE FOR THIS YEAR'S COMMUNITY PICNIC - AUGUST 12 2018 AT FURNACE RUN    SEE PHOTOS FROM LAST YEAR!   HERE
The time of joy and happiness is getting closer as on the 8th of April, The Japanese Student Organization at OHIO State UNiversity in Columbus, Ohio (JSO) is hosting the 13th Annual Japanese Spring Festival where students, staff, faculty, kids, and adults are all welcome to play games, play Japanese toys, learn Japanese culture,and try Japanese candy. Enjoy the atmosphere of a Japanese Festival in the Performance Hall in the Ohio Union with your friends, colleagues, and family. We also have great performances and variety of booths lined up for you guys this year.

Performances:
1. OSU Kendo Club
2. The Ice Cream Noodles
3. Shotokan Karate Club at Ohio State University
4. (JSO Officer Performance)
5.OSU Dance Irregulars
6. BAAM (Asian a cappella group)
7. J2K
8. Columbus Koto Ensemble
9. The Original Freshmen (The Freshmen Quartet)
10. JSO-ranbushi
11. many more performances
Many Booths for Origami, Calligraphy, Tea Ceremony and more!

Check out the FaceBook page for more details.

https://www.facebook.com/events/547500888949007/