Germania Society German Day Celebration at Findlay Market, June 3rd

Come and celebrate the kickoff of German Day week!  Enjoy this celebration of German heritage in the OTR Biergarten at Findlay Market, 1801 Race Street in Over-the-Rhine. There will be German music and dancing, a parade and reception. 10:30am-1:30pm, sponsored by the Germania Society.  For information: German Day

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Germania Society Maifest German Spring Festival, May 19-21

Come celebrate Maifest with Cincinnati’s Germania Society!  Maifest celebrates the arrival of spring and the Germania Society celebrates all things German-it is a match made in heaven!  Come for live German and American music, German food, dancing, beer, carnival rides, games for kids, hot air balloon rides, German gifts and fun.  The festival is held every May, at Germania Park, 3529 West Kemper Road, Cincinnati, 45251.  For more information, see the website: Maifest

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Cincinnati’s Cultural Centre of India

The Cultural Centre of India located at 9462 Hopewell Road is a culture center and Indian dance studio offering a vast array of Indian music, film and book resources, as well as workshops and presentations on all things Indian.  Indian dance classes are offered for all age groups, and their dance troupe will come to your school or organization to perform and educate about Indian culture.  Indians in the Cincinnati community will find a place to celebrate their culture, and contribute to diversity awareness in Cincinnati.  For more information, see their website at http://www.culturalcentreofindia.com/ or visit them on Facebook at Facebook

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University of Cincinnati African Students’ Association (UCASA)

UCASA has adopted the following objectives: fostering unity, friendship and awareness of the multi-cultural aspects of people of African descent and to foster interaction between African students and members of other cultures and races at UC.  They also help to provide academic support to improve the academic success of all members of UCASA.  Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome.  To join the UCASA Facebook group see: UCASA

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Club Hispano at the University of Cincinnati

UC’s Club Hispano is a campus organization that unites students who are coming from or are interested in learning about Hispanic cultures, speaking Spanish, and finding a community of others like them.  All are welcome.  If you come from a Spanish speaking country, come and help other students from around the world learn about your culture and language.  The club meets about 1 hour each week to discuss movies, music, literature, geography, history and food.  For information see: Club Hispano

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Flores de Mayo Filipino Festival, Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Flores de Mayo (Flowers of May) is considered the “queen of Filipino festivals” and honors the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus. It is a festive and very colorful celebration!  Come for live entertainment, Filipino food and music.  The event takes place at Ramada Plaza Cincinnati, 11320 West Chester Road. Sponsored by Filipino Americans of Southern Ohio.  For information and tickets, see: Flores de Mayo

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Cariba Caribbean Student Association at the University of Cincinnati

Cariba provides a cultural support network for Caribbean students at the University of Cincinnati, along with contributing to cultural awareness and multiculturalism on campus.  For information, contact elliotk2@mail.uc.edu.  Find them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/uccariba/

Nepali Student Association (NSA) at the University of Cincinnati

UC’s NSA aims to help and advise Nepali students during their studies at the university.  They also work to spread information and awareness about various cultural and social aspects of Nepal and act as cultural and social ambassadors for Nepali traditions.  Interested in more information?  Contact international.students@uc.edu.

Romanian Student Association at the University of Cincinnati

International students at UC from Romania and those interested in Romanian culture and language will feel at home at UC’s Romanian Student Association.  The general goal is to develop relationships between Romanian students and students of other nationalities at the university.  Contact international.students@uc.edu for more information!

European American Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Group

Cincinnati’s European American Chamber of Commerce (EACC) oversees the EACC Young Professionals Group.  This group is open to international and US young professionals (ages 21-35) who are interested in European businesses and culture.  The group meets regularly and participates in social and professional development events.  For more information and to join, see this site: EACC Young Professionals

L’Alliance Française de Cincinnati

L’Alliance Française de Cincinnati is the primary French cultural institution in the Cincinnati area.  The group is a non-profit cultural institution founded in 1901 by Auguste Fredin, Honorary Consul of France in Cincinnati. They partner with the University of Cincinnati, Xavier University, Northern Kentucky University, the European-American Chamber of Commerce and other groups to bring french themed events to the Greater Cincinnati area.  In addition, they coordinate French language classes, clubs and tutoring and host Francophile chat rooms.  Learn more: L’Alliance Française

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Japan America Society of Greater Cincinnati (JASGC)

The JASGC was created to promote better understanding and cultural awareness between the people of Japan and the people of the Cincinnati region.  Their website connects our community to local and international Japanese businesses, educational and exchange programs, monthly conversational Japanese and English language clubs, Go clubs, job listings, Japanese restaurants and more.  JASGC hosts multiple events throughout the year, as well as a Young Professionals Club.  Learn more and also access a guide to Cincinnati in Japanese here: JASGC