Salinas Buddhist Temple Obon Festival

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Jul 201829
12:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.

Buddhist Temple of Salinas
14 California St.
Salinas, California, 93901-2803
United States

Obon Festivals happen during summer, and they celebrate life, death, and community. It is an important part of Japanese culture, and they typically include dancing, taiko, food, games, and much more. It is a great family event.

12:00 Noon Obon Festival Begins
12:30 PM Tea Ceremony (Hondo)
1:00 PM Shorinji Kempo-(Outdoor Stage)
1:30 PM Temple Tour (Hondo)
2:00 PM Ikebana Floral Demonstration (Classroom)
2:30 PM Kendo Demonstration (Outdoor Stage)
3:00 PM Classical Japanese Dance, Karaoke (Main Hall)
3:00 PM Bonsai Demonstration (Classroom)
4:00 PM San Jose Taiko Performance (Outdoor Stage)
5:00 PM Obon Service (Hondo)
5:15 PM Obon Odori Dance (Outdoor Stage)
6:00 PM Raffle Drawing (Main Hall)
7:00 PM Obon Festival Ends

Public Parking available at the Salinas Adult School (20 Sherwood Place), with shuttle service to the temple beginning at 11 AM. Please come join us!

Please visit Salinas Buddhist Temple's website for more information.

 

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kmatsuno . Last modified Jun 27 2018 4:31 p.m.


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