The Japanese Culture Association will hold its annual Japan Festival from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, April 28 on the second floor of the Rhatigan Student Center. The festival will include arts and crafts projects such as calligraphy, origami, ikebana, and making a lucky charm; karaoke; and traditional Japanese pastries provided by local Japanese bakery Komugi.
The Society of Cosplayers will also join with tea, stickers and more, and the Japanese Culture Association will also have its annual raffle for attending. Results of the haiku contest and raffle winners will be announced at 3 p.m. in 233 RSC.
Presentations on the topics of study abroad at 12:45 p.m. and the JET program at 2 p.m. will be held in 262 RSC. A traditional martial arts demonstration will begin at 1 p.m. in the lounge area in the second floor of RSC. Work by students of the Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures’ (MCLL) Japanese program will also be on display.
The festival this year is being put on by the MCLL department, the WSU Japanese program, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and the Student Government Organization.