Home / Event

Tag Archives: japanese festival

Obon~Japanese Cultural Festival

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 …

Read More »

Spokane Obon Festival

2-day Buddhist Japanese Cultural Festival Saturday 7/21: Japanese/Hawaiian Food, Spokane Taiko drumming, crafts, Bon Odori dancing, and Anime & Cosplay. Spokane Taiko Drumming (11 am & 5 pm Sat. only) and Bon Odori dancing (6 pm each night), audience participation Japanese folk dances. Plus a Temple Open House 11 – …

Read More »

Spokane Obon Festival

Saturday 7/21: 2-day Japanese Buddhist cultural festival, featuring Japanese/Hawaiian Food, Spokane Taiko drumming, crafts, Bon Odori dancing, and Anime & Cosplay. Spokane Taiko Drumming (11 am & 5 pm Sat. only) and Bon Odori dancing (6 pm each night), audience participation Japanese folk dances. Plus a Temple Open House 11 …

Read More »

Spokane Buddhist Temple holds fourth obon festival

On a hot, sunny Saturday afternoon, attendees of all ages visited the Spokane Buddhist Temple to obtain an insight into Japanese culture as they dined on Japanese cuisine, amongst other activities, including the delicious taste of sweet and sour pork and chewy coconut flavor of mochi dessert amidst Buddhist literature, jewelry and other merchandise. 

Read More »