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2019 - 65th Annual Valley Japanese Community Center OBON Festival: Japanese Food, Dango, Games, Judo, Tea Ceremony, Minyo (2 Days)Newly Listed

Date: Saturday, 22 June, 2019       Time: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun Valley - Valley Japanese Community Center
8850 Lankershim Blvd
Sun Valley, CA 91352

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Sun Valley Obon Festival celebrate 65 years!  The Valley Japanese Community Center is located at 8850 Lankershim Blvd, Sun Valley, CA. All-time favorite foods such as Udon, Teriyaki Beef, Sushi, Chinese Chicken Salad, and Fresh Roasted Corn on the Cob and Homemade baked goods are some of the foods which will be available for purchase.

Sun Valley Obon Festival schedule: demonstrations of Judo, Karate, Kendo, Tea Ceremony, Taiko and Minyo Odori will be held. Festival-type games, exhibits of calligraphy/Sumi-E, and schoolwork completed by Japanese School Students will be featured on both days. 
After the demonstrations, please join in the Bon Odori dances. Bon dances are dances of joy so age, looks or experience should not inhibit anyone from entering the circle of dancers!

Free admission. Everybody is welcome.

Festival Date
June 22 - 23, 2019

Festival Hours/Time
Sat: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Festival Obon Dance Time 
Sat: 7:00 pm
Sun: 6:30 pm

We have a shuttle van running continuously for festival attendees: Look for the shuttle sign.
Diagonal parking opens up at 5:00 pm

The Valley Japanese Community Center is located at 8850 Lankershim Blvd, Sun Valley, CA.


Sun Valley Ondo Practice Schedule 
Obon Dance Practice Dates: 06/04/2019, 06/07/2019, 06/11/2019, 06/14/2019, 06/18/2019
Practice Days: Tuesday & Fridays

Ondo Dance Practice Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Please bring Uchiwa (round fan), Tenugui (towel) and Naruko (clappers).


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Celebrate the Japanese Culture food, performances and dancing.
(Please always confirm date & times, the schedule could change)


Christine Inouye @christineinouye@yahoo.com or (818) 825-9583 detailed messages please.

Sun Valley Japanese Community Center Obon Festivals: Japanese Food, Dango, Games, Judo, Karate, Kendo, Tea Ceremony, Taiko & Minyo Odori (2 Days)



Saturday, 22 June, 2019

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Christine Inouye

Phone: (818) 825-9583


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