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Taste of OSU

Taste of OSU is an evening of cultural performances on stage, exhibits and food from around the world provided by more than 50 different international and ethnic clubs on campus. Food tickets are $1 each (samples of international cuisine). Admission to event is free. Taste of OSU 2020 is on Friday, February 21, 2020 from 5 - 8:30 p.m. at the Ohio Union. 

Cultural performances by Ohio State student organizations at Taste of OSU on February 21, 2020. View all videos on YouTube playlist, Facebook playlist or Instagram playlist.

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Taste of OSU is an Ohio State signature event that provides an exciting evening of international cuisine, cultural exhibits and exciting performances that will be presented by 51 student organizations. Taste of OSU will take place on Friday, February 21 from 5-8:30 p.m. in the Ohio Union.

The event is free and open to the public and more than 4,000 people are expected to attend. To sample the array of international dishes prepared by the student organizations, attendees must purchase $1 tickets. Food tickets will be available for purchase with BuckIDs February 17-20 at the Office of International Affairs in Enarson Classroom Building, and with BuckIDs and credit/debit cards at the Ohio Union Information Desk. On February 21, tickets will be available for purchase at the Ohio Union with cash or BuckID.

Each organization that will serve international foods, exhibit a cultural display or perform a dance or activity will incorporate the distinct flavors and characteristics of the countries their students represent.

A wide range of student organizations and university departments come together in support of Taste of OSU, including the Office of International Affairs, Student Life’s Dining Services and the Ohio Union.

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More than 100 volunteers are needed to help with Taste of OSU on Friday, February 21, from 5 – 8:30 p.m. at the Ohio Union. The event celebrates the diverse culture of Ohio State international students through food, performances and cultural exhibits. Volunteers provide directions to guests, serve the recycling station, administer guest surveys, take photos, replenish supplies and other duties. Please register online by January 24.

Taste of OSU 2020 will take place on Friday, February 21 from 5 - 8:30 p.m. in the Ohio Union. Students participating in Taste of OSU should read through the following information carefully.

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