Food and Fun to Be Had at Obon Festival
Albion College’s Asian Awareness Group and the Japanese Department will host an Obon Festival on Monday, April 12, from 5- 6:30 p.m. Obon is a traditional Japanese celebration, having been observed in Japan for over 500 years. The festival will take place in the Gerstacker Commons of the Kellogg Center.
The festival features a wide array of food: Aka, a restaurant in Jackson, will cater a variety of sushi, seaweed salad, and nigiri. Green tea and a selection of bubble teas will also be available. There will also be a few games and prizes, as well as calligraphy instruction.
Donations will be accepted at the event for Haiti relief efforts.