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2018 West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple Annual Summer Obon Festival (Different Times) - WLA (2 Days) Live Taiko, Japanese Food, Children Games

West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple Obon & Bon Odori Dance Festival / WEST LA OBON - Obon or 'Festival of the Dead' is celebrated in Japanese-American communities all over the country in the middle of July or August. In America, obon has become a key event for both the Buddhist temples and the local community, as well as a celebration of the rich Japanese-American cultural heritage. Obon features bon odori folk dancing, live music and taiko, games, and lots of food. Location West Los Angeles.

Live Taiko Performances
Saturday: 5:30 pm - West LA Taiko
Sunday: 5:30 pm - West LA  Taiko

Date & Time (Note: hours are different)
Saturday, July 28, 2018: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sunday,   July 29, 2018: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Bon Dancing - Dance Time
6:30 pm: Obon Dancing (Both days)

Tel. (310) 477-7274, Fax (310) 477-6674
Rev. Fumiaki Usuki

Bon Dance Festival Ondo Practice Schedule: 
Starting at 7:30 pm. Tuesday & Thursday
June 26 & 28, & July 5, 10, 12, 17, 19 - 2018

Find ALL Japanese Summer Festivals - See Calendar List:
Celebrate the Japanese Culture food, performances and dancing.

(Please always confirm date & times, the schedule could change)

Event Title
West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple Obon Festival / West LA Obon

Event Location
West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple, 2003 Corinth Avenue, West Los Angeles, CA 90025


Jim Shimomaye
Phone: (310) 210-2407