Global Studies

Published on July 26th, 2019 | by Alexandra Saner


Learn from Japanese middle schoolers at the Isesaki Summer Festival

Friday, August 9 from 6:30pm-8pm
Missouri State University’s Plaster Student Union
1110 E. Madison St., Springfield, Mo.

Middle school students from our sister city of Isesaki, Japan visit Springfield each year to study English at Missouri State University. Toward the end of their stay, they present the Isesaki Summer Festival.

The festival invites the Springfield community to interact with the students and learn about Japanese culture through music, games, crafts, and more. 

Free for the whole family!


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About the Author

Lexy served on Springfield Sister Cities Association's Board of Directors for four years before joining the ranks as Associate Director. She is also Associate Director of Friends of the Garden. Lexy is an arts and culture enthusiast, and she has served as Marketing Director for Springfield Little Theatre and Membership and Development Coordinator for Springfield Regional Arts Council. Lexy is a past Board member and Membership Committee member of Springfield Creatives. She also moonlights in community theatre and film projects.

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