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50th Osaka University Machikane [Autumn] Festival

2009-11-1 (Sun) - 2009-11-3 (Tue)

At the Machikane Festival on Osaka University's Toyonaka Campus one can enjoy a variety of events: live presentations by clubs and circles, sports competitions, open laboratories, refreshment booths, and more. Every year this university autumn festival is crowded with students as well as with persons from outside the university.

Celebrating a memorable 50th anniversary this year, organizers intend to put on the most enjoyable and exciting Machikane Festival yet under the theme of "A Thousand Guests at Handai." We look forward to welcoming you and many many more in a celebration that has grown and blossomed with the merger of Osaka University and Osaka University of Foreign Studies.


Period: November 1st (Sunday) ~ 3rd (Tuesday, a national holiday), from 10:00 a.m.

Venue: Toyonaka Campus, Osaka University, Machikaneyama-cho, Toyonaka City

Access: 15-25 min. walk east from Ishibashi on Hankyu Takarazuka Line. By Monorail: 10-15 min. walk west from Shibahara.

Main events: Miss & Mr. Handai -- Beauty Pageant 2009, O-1Grand Prix 2009 -- Osaka Comedian Contest, Winning Eleven Competition 2009, Live in Handai 2009, and Laser Show


*To learn more about this event, please visit to the Machikane Festival web site


For more information, contact:

Osaka University Festival Central Executive Committee

Student Union Building, Osaka University, 1-10 Machikaneyama-cho, Toyonaka

Tel/Fax: 06-6857-1806


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