2013 / Buddhist church in Santa Barbara to hold “Obon” festival, July 20

 

After a 24 year hiatus, the Buddhist Church of Santa Barbara is resurrecting the Obon festival on Saturday, July 20.

Santa Barbara Obon Celebration

Saturday, July 20

Buddhist Church of Santa Barbara

1015 East Montecito Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103

(805) 483-5948, obon@buddhistchurchofsantabarbra.org 

Cultural Performance and Demonstration in the Social Hall

1:00 – 1:20 pm,  Ikebana Flower Arranging Demonstration

1:30 – 1:55 pm,  Fuji Japanese Dance

2:05 – 2:15 pm,  Okinawa Sanshin String Instrument Music

2:25 – 2:35 pm,  Bob the Shakuhachi Monk Japanese Flute Music

2:45 – 3:20 pm,  Kendo Japanese Fencing Demonstration

3:30 – 3:55 pm,  Fuji Japanese Music

Obon Odori Dancing and Taiko Drumming in the Front Parking Lot

4:00 pm,  Obon Odori Dancing I

5:00 pm,  Togen Daiko Japanese Drumming

6:00 pm,  Obon Odori Dancing II

 

Click the below link for more details:

http://www.buddhistchurchofsantabarbara.org/obon

 

 

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