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2023 Bon Odori Practice - Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center Japanese Festival (LBJCC) (Mon/Wed) Everybody is Welcome to Dance!NEW

2023 Bon Odori Practice - Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center Japanese Festival (LBJCC) (Mon/Wed) Everybody is Welcome to Dance!
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Date: Wednesday, 14 June, 2023       Time: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center (LBJCC)
1766 Seabright Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90813 USA
(562) 437-9924
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Map of Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center (LBJCC), 1766 Seabright Avenue

Long Beach Cultural Center Bon Odori dance practice will be held every Monday & Wednesday evening starting in May. Don't miss it! 

Everybody is welcome to dance.

Ondo Practices

Bon Odori Dates
Every Monday Wednesday in May 2023

May 1,3,8,10,15,17,22,24,31 - 2023
June 5,7,12,14,19,21 - 2023

Bon Odori Time
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

What is Bon Ododri Dance Pratice?
Bon Odori is a traditional Japanese dance performed during the Bon Festival, a Buddhist event that typically takes place in mid-August. The Bon Festival is a time when families come together to honor the spirits of their ancestors and to pray for the well-being of their loved ones.

Bon Odori ondo practice is the practice of learning and performing the Bon Odori dance. The dance is performed around a raised platform called a yagura, which is typically decorated with paper lanterns and other decorations. The dancers, dressed in traditional yukata (a type of light cotton kimono), move in a circular pattern around the yagura while performing specific steps and gestures.

The dance is accompanied by live music, usually played on traditional Japanese instruments such as taiko drums, shamisen (a three-stringed instrument), and fue (a type of flute). The music and dance are meant to welcome the spirits of the ancestors, who are believed to return to the world of the living during the Bon Festival.

Bon Odori ondo practice is a way for people to connect with their cultural heritage and to participate in a tradition that has been passed down for generations. It is also a way to bring communities together and to celebrate the bonds of family and friendship.

What is the Date of the Japanese Summer Festival?

Long Beach Festival Date: June 24, 2023  

City of Long Beach has 2 Summer Festivals 

1) Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center-LBJCC

2) Long Beach Buddhist Church-LBBC


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Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center (LBJCC), 1766 Seabright Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90813

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Bon Odori Practice - Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center Japanese Festival (LBJCC) (Mon/Wed)




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