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2010 Ichou FESTIVAL

2010-4-30 (Fri) - 2010-5-1 (Sat)

The annual Ichou Festival is being held on Friday, April 30 and Saturday, May 1! While May 1 is the anniversary of Osaka University's founding, the Ichou Festival also is a celebration to welcome new students to the university, and a great opportunity to strengthen friendship and ties among faculty, staff, students and the local community.

Our program this year once again offers a wide variety of events to deepen the understanding of education and research taking place at "Handai" not only for faculty, staff, and students, but also for high schoolers, local community members, and persons visiting our campuses for the first time.

We look forward to welcoming many of you to this festival.


Friday, April 30 and Saturday, May 1

Look forward to enjoying the following (for specifics on the different events, times, and locations, please download a copy of the Program at the bottom of this page):

  • Official events sponsored by the university -- Open Houses at certain facilities, exhibitions, movies, lectures, etc.
  • Events sponsored by official Student Groups (athletic meets, exhibitions, etc.)
  • Stalls selling things

Visit the Ichou Festival website.

For additional information or questions, please contact:

General Affairs Division, Department of General Affairs, Tel. 06-6879-7014.


Toyonaka campus, Suita campus, and the Institute for Free Electron Laser (of the Graduate School of Engineering) in Hirakata city. During the Icho Festival, the campuses of Toyonaka and Suita will be open to the public. Please refer to page 25 of the Program for details.

Please use public transportation to get the venues. Free shuttle bus service between the Suita and Toyonaka campus is available. Please refer to page 26 of the Program for details.

Information about events organized by student groups are posted on the Ichou Festival website managed by the Osaka University Festival Chuo Steering Committee.

Please download the Ichou Festival PROGRAM:

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