Tsukiji Honganji Noryo Bon Odori Taikai

In a recent post, I wrote about a Bon Odori dance event held at Zojoji Temple.  During the month of August, and especially during Obon week, many Bon Odori festivals are held throughout Japan.

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Last week from August 4-7, 2009, a Bon Odori event was held at Tsukiji Honganji Temple in Tokyo, Japan.  Tsukiji is famous of its fish market (which is only open in the early morning).

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Before the actual Bon Odori dance started, there was a taiko drum performance.

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Many participated in the Bon Odori dance, young and old, men, women and children.  Many were dressed in yukatas.

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For more coverage, visit Muza-Chan’s Gate to Japan blog.

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