Obon Dance & Festival – Kauai Soto Zen Temple

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Obon Dance & Festival – Kauai Soto Zen Temple

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July 28, 2017 to July 29, 2017 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Gerald Hirata 346-4650

 

The Soto Zen Bon Festival is the largest and most popular Bon celebration on the island of Kauai. Visitors are most welcomed to participate and enjoy our diverse multi-cultural heritage of Hawaii.The festival is a celebration and an expression of Japanese-American folk culture and religious traditions that evolved in Hawaii for over five generations. It carries the universal theme of honoring and remembering our ancestors.The activities include traditional Japanese folk dancing around a yagura (raised platform) with distinctive music and live performances of singing and taiko (drums). Dancers dress in traditional kimonos, yukatas, or happi coats. Food, game booths for children, cultural performances and exhibits are also featured. At 1-3500 Kaumualii Highway.

Info Gerald Hirata 346-4650, kauaisotozen@gmail.com

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