Campus Events

Japanese Festival and Planetarium Show: Evening in the Land of the Rising Sun

  • April 21, 2017
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • 1900 East Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI, 53211, United States
  • Letters & Sciences

Join in the fun during the Friday night series at the Manfred Olson Planetarium!

This special program, “Evening in the Land of the Rising Sun,” running each Friday evening for seven weeks, will include Japan-related food, drink, entertainment by Japanese students at UWM. Before the show, learn more about Japanese customs and culture with cultural activities starting at 6 p.m. These activities will be followed by a planetarium show at 7 p.m. featuring Japanese celestial folk stories and poetry.

Entry to the cultural events at 6 p.m. is free. Admission to the planetarium show is $4 per person. Planetarium tickets go on sale at 6 p.m.

Shows will be on Friday evenings between March 24 and May 5.

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