"In the Know" Weekly Newsletter - The International School

Sakura Matsuri Event this Saturday

On Saturday, April 2, 2016, Japan Studies Student Leaders at Willamette University will be having their 8th annual Sakura Matsuri .

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/951540664935728

Photos from last year: https://www.flickr.com/photos/matttom11/albums/72157649451638064/page2

Featured entertainment:

Willamette Taiko (Willamette University's taiko ensemble)
OSU Kengido (The main guy in the video trained with Kamui--the artists who performed in Kill Bill)
Takohachi Taiko (Based out of Portland)
JSSL Dance Team
Kat McDowell (LA/New Zealand/Japan-based musician)
Utsukikai (mochi pounding group from Portland)
Willamette Sanshin Club

It's always a fun time for both kids and adults.  There are a bunch of crafts for the kids and endless entertainment.  Lots of booths in the lobby to purchase goods, too!