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2022 Obon Weekend at Morikami (2 Days) Stroll the Gardens, Fill Out Tanzaku Slips (Memory of lost loved ones), Live Taiko in the Spirit of ObonNEW

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2022 Obon Weekend at Morikami (2 Days) Stroll the Gardens, Fill Out Tanzaku Slips (Memory of lost loved ones), Live Taiko in the Spirit of Obon
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Date: Saturday, 13 August, 2022       Time: All Day
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Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
4000 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach, FL 33446


Phone: (561) 495-0233
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Map of Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens , 4000 Morikami Park Road

Obon Weekend 
We invite guests to take a contemplative stroll through the gardens, fill out tanzaku slips in memory of lost loved ones, enjoy live taiko drumming performances in the spirit of Obon, and pay their respects to George Morikami at the Bon altar.

Obon is a Japanese Buddhist holiday that honors the spirits of the ancestors.  It is celebrated during July and August around the 13th to the 15th of either month, depending on the lunar calendar.  Obon is a time to return home, visit family gravsites, enjoy dances, tell stories, and decorate familit altars.  Many communities will host locat festivals filled with people wearing yukata, playing games, eating food, and enjoying performances. 

The tributes held at Obon have two significances. One is to honor Budda and show respect for one's ancestors and others who have passed on.  The other is to express gratitude to all people to whom we are indebted, including people whoe are alive such as parents, relatives, and friends. 

Dates
August 13-14, 2022

Saturday, August 13, 2022
Watch a Taiko Performance
Visit the Bon Altar
Fill out a tanzaku slip
Walk the gardens
Pay your respect to Mr. Morikami
View the gallery exhibit
Eat at Cornell Cafe
Visit the museum store

     Taiko Drumming PerformancesFushu Daiko Taiko Group (Saturday Only)
     Cost: $7 for Members | $10 for Non-Members

     Time of Shows:
     11:30am-12:00pm, 12:30pm-1:00pm, 2:30pm-3:00pm, 3:30pm-4:00pm

Museum admission is not included with the purchase of taiko tickets.

Sunday, August 14, 2022
Visit the Bon Altar
Fill out a tanzaku slip
Walk the gardens
Pay your respect to Mr. Morikami
View the gallery exhibit
Eat at Cornell Cafe
Visit the museum store

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Tanzaku Slips
Fill out tanzaku slips in memory of your lost loved ones.

Bon Altar
During Obon, families decorate the altar with certain offerings of incense, flowers, or fruits.

Our Bon altar will be displayed in our Kamiya Room, adjacent to the Membership desk, for you to view during your visit.

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Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446

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Obon Weekend at Morikami (2 Days) Stroll the Gardens, Fill Out Tanzaku Slips (Memory of lost loved ones), Live Taiko in the Spirit of Obon




   

Saturday, 13 August, 2022



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