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Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple - Japanese Obon - 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.
TaikoProject, Bombu, Kitsune, Happyfunsmile (Check Schedule on Poster)
Higashi Obon Festival Dates
July 28 - 29, 2018
Higashi Obon Festival Times
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm (Both days)
*Sunday: 6:00 pm Happy Fun Smile Performs Live!
Bon Odori Dance Times
6:30 pm - Odori Dance (Both days)
Bon Dance Festival Ondo Practice Schedule
Starts in June to July
Days: Wed and/or Friday
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tel (213) 626-4200 Fax (213) 626-6850, Rinban Noriaki Ito
Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple, 505 East 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Higashi Hongwanji Obon Festival & Bon Odori (2 Days)
Japanese Obon Festival & Bon Odori Schedule
[Please always confirm date & times, the schedule could change]