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2017 Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Annual Obon Festival (VHBT) (2 Days) Taiko, Dancing, Children Games, Japanese Food.. Updated: 8 days ago

Date: Sunday, 16 July, 2017       Time: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple (VHBT)
12371 Braddock Drive
Culver City, CA 90230

Phone: (310) 391-4351
Official Website: Click to Visit

Venice Hongwanji Obon Festival (VHBT) - Obon or 'Festival of the Dead' is celebrated in Japanese-American communities all over the country in the middle of July or August. In America, obon has become a key event for both the Buddhist temples and the local community, as well as a celebration of the rich Japanese-American cultural heritage. Obon features bon odori folk dancing, live music and taiko, games, and lots of food.

Venice Festival Obon Dates
July 15 - 16, 2017 - Saturday & Sunday

Venice Festival Obon Times (Different Times)
Sat : 3:00 - 9:00 pm
Sun: 3:00 - 9:00 pm

Bon Odori Dance Times
6:30 pm both days

Obon / Hatsubon Service
Sun: 10:00 am

Obon Dance Practice Dates - Locate All Practice Dates:
Obon Odori: Every Mon, Wed, Fri: starting in June
Practice Times: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dates: 2017 - June 28 (Wed), June 30 (Fri), July 5 (Wed), July 7 (Fri), July 10 (Mon)

Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 12371 Braddock Drive, Culver City, CA 90230

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Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Annual Obon Festival (VHBT) (2 Days, different times) - Taiko, Dancing, Children Games, Food..

Resident minister/contact person is Rev. Kory Quan, he can be reached at or (310)391-4351.

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Celebrate the Japanese Culture – food, performances and dancing.

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Sunday, 16 July, 2017

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Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Office

Phone: (310) 391-4351
Official Website: Click to Visit


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