Misadventures with Miso

Misadventures with Miso

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Gardena Obon Festival 2009

This weekend there are Obon Festivals happening in many places. Here are few of my photos from last year. I didn't post these before. I may put more up plus videos.

The Obon Festival here is held at the Gardena Buddhist Church.

Gardena Obon 2009 b

There are all sorts of things going on. Food, exhibits, tea ceremony, music, games.

Gardena Obon 2009d

There is also Taiko drumming by the local group Isami.

Gardena Obon 2009 3

People of all ages get dressed up to come to the Obon Matsuri.

Gardena Obon 2009 11

Why? So they can dance!

Gardena Obon 2009 27

(more photos can be found at my Flickr page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/blukat/)

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