BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.1798@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20090725T000000Z DTEND:20090726T000000Z DESCRIPTION:**See&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.japanese-city.com/calendar/even ts/index.php?com=detail&amp\;eID=14372">http://www.japanese-city.com/calen dar/events/index.php?com=detail&amp\;eID=14372</a>&nbsp\;for more details for each day's schedule!\n\nThere will be a variety of Japanese foods for sale including teriyaki\, udon and sushi. Cultural performances/exhibition s begin at 1 p.m. features Ryukyu Koku Matsuri Daiko. There will be singin g/jazz/other performances including the Lumbini Kids on stage and Fujima K ansei Odori-Kai.\n\nOBON is a traditional event to honor and express grati tude to the spirits of our ancestors\, those before us who provided us wit h the gift of life.&nbsp\; Each year\, obon is held as a time to celebrate the return of the spirits of our ancestors.\n\nThe Obon Festival features food\, games\, farmers market\, flower market\, tea ceremony demonstratio ns\,&nbsp\; traditional Bon Odori Dancing\, and various types of entertain ment. SUMMARY:Higashi Hongwanji Obon Festival URL:/en/events/2009/07/25/higashi-hongwanji-obon-festival/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR