Higashi Hongwanji Obon Festival

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Community Event

Jul 200925 Jul 200926
2:00p.m. - 6:30p.m.

Higashi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple
505 East 3rd Street
Los Angeles, California, 90013
United States

**See http://www.japanese-city.com/calendar/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=14372 for more details for each day's schedule!

There will be a variety of Japanese foods for sale including teriyaki, udon and sushi. Cultural performances/exhibitions begin at 1 p.m. features Ryukyu Koku Matsuri Daiko. There will be singing/jazz/other performances including the Lumbini Kids on stage and Fujima Kansei Odori-Kai.

OBON is a traditional event to honor and express gratitude to the spirits of our ancestors, those before us who provided us with the gift of life.  Each year, obon is held as a time to celebrate the return of the spirits of our ancestors.

The Obon Festival features food, games, farmers market, flower market, tea ceremony demonstrations,  traditional Bon Odori Dancing, and various types of entertainment.


ylkawashima . Last modified Jul 09, 2010 12:12 p.m.

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