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2017 Obon Festival - Southern Alameda County Buddhist Church (Bon Odori, Japanese Food, Taiko, Music..) Saturday Updated: 8 days ago

Date: Saturday, 12 August, 2017       Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This Event is 1 Day.
Southern Alameda County Buddhist Church
32975 Alvarado Niles Rd
Union City, CA 94587

Phone: (510) 471-2581
Official Website: Click to Visit

Annual OBON Festival hosted by Southern Alameda County Buddhist Church. EVERYONE IS INVITED! Free Admission!  Please come and enjoy Southern Alameda County Buddhist Church's Buddhist Festival of Obon. We will have Buddhist Dancing, Japanese Music with San Jose Chidori Band, an O Nami Taiko Drum Performance and Japanese Foods.  An enjoyable event for everyone!

Colorful kimono-clad participants gather for the Obon dance - a memorial day for our departed beloved ones and a day to give thanks to them.  With deep felt joy and gratitude, we honor and remember our deceased loved ones whose very existence made our own lives possible.

EVERYONE is invited to DANCE!                                          

Date
Saturday August 12, 2017   

Times
Food Sales:  5:00 pm – 6:00 pm   

Dance
Bon Dance: 7:00 pm

Location
Southern Alameda County Buddhist Church, 32975 Alvarado Niles Rd.,Union City, CA 94587||

Information
Phone: (510) 471-2581, work: www.sacbc.org


Obon Dance Practice Dates - Locate All Practice Dates:  http://bit.ly/2sHphpg
At the Sangha Hall at SACBC, at 7:30 pm on 7/31, 8/01, 8/03, 8/07, 8/09, 8/10 in the Sangha Hall at SACBC. Dance Practices are OPTIONAL – you need not practice. You can just come and join the festival!
Dance Practices are OPTIONAL – you need not practice.  Just come and join our Obon Dance. EVERYONE is invited to DANCE!

Obon Service
August - Sunday, 10:00am SACBC will conduct its Annual Buddhist Spiritual Services for all our beloved ones called Obon Service.  Those who lost their beloved ones are especially welcome. We will conduct a special service for them called Hatsubon (First Obon Service). We have invited a guest speaker, Rev. Kurt Rye, Placer Buddhist Church.


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Celebrate the Japanese Culture – food, performances and dancing.

(Please always confirm date & times, the schedule could change)


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Saturday, 12 August, 2017

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Phone: (510) 471-2581
Official Website: Click to Visit

Cost

Free admission

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