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Obon~Japanese Cultural Festival
Sunday, August 18, @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Spokane Buddhist Temple’s annual Japanese Cultural Festival includes Japanese artists, Bon Odori traditional Japanese dancers, Spokane Taiko drummers and a short Hatsubon service. Obon honors our ancestors, expressing our gratitude to loved ones who have passed on before us. Obon is a joyous celebration with dancing as the centerpiece. Everyone who attends is welcome to join the dancing circle, to honor their ancestors, and to do these easy folk dances.
3 – 6 pm Japanese Artists & bake sale
4 pm Hatsubon Service
5 pm Spokane Taiko drumming
6 pm Bon Odori traditional Japanese folk dances