OBON-ODORI FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

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Jul 20127

Chicago, Illinois
United States


WhenSat, July 7, 6:30pm – 9:00pm

WhereOUTDOOR STAGE AREA (map )
DescriptionThe Obon-Odori Festival of Lights of the Gathering of Joy is the traditional folk dancing festival that remembers all those who have passed away. It commemorates the dead by honoring and respecting their lives on this earth by dancing for joy now that they are in the Pure Land of Amida Buddha.

2012 Practice dates
June 25, 27, 29,
July 3, 5

7:30 pm
Midwest Buddhist Temple
435 West Menomonee Street
312-943-7801 • office@midwestbuddhisttemple.org

 

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intrepidmouse . Last modified Jun 30 2012 1:31 a.m.


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