2013 / Music Center to host Japanese festival dance night, Aug 23

Dance Downtown 2013 Aug 23 Music Center

As a series of Friday night events under the umbrella of DanceDowntown, the Music Center will present an Ondo/Bon evening on August 23

The presenter is encouraging all attendees to wear their Ondo best as they join in the traditional Japanese festival dances alongside live drummers. 

This is a free event and often people make an evening of it by having dinner alongside the dance floor. 

Dance Downtown: Ondo/Bon

August 23, 2013

The Music Center Plaza

135 North Grand Ave, Los Angeles

6:3010:00 pm


Elaine Fukumoto and Shin 3 will be teaching the dances, and leading the performance. Yuujou Daiko will keep the beat with their many drums.

The dance songs are following:

1. Awa Odori

2. Joban Tanko Bushi

3. Tokyo Ondo 

4. Shiawase Samba 

5. Touhoku Ondo 

6. Manmaru Odori 

7. Sakura Ondo 

8. Ichi Tasu Ichi 

9. Jin Jin Hokkai Bon Uta 

10. Memanbetsu Bayashi.