Settings

Sign in to comment

Select your language

Bon Odori

Posted by Danny Choo On Tue 2012/08/21 09:22 JST In Japanese Culture
 156  911056 ja zh

Bon Odori - an event carried out during the Buddhist festival of the dead, which honors the spirits of one's deceased ancestors. People gather around a wooden tower, and dance in unison to local folk songs and enka classics.

The Marunouchi Ondo Bon Dance Festival [丸の内音頭大盆踊り大会] in Hibiya Park took place the other day and you can see what went on in the festivities that day.

I love traditional Japan but I hear that some folks prefer the modern. I enjoy both though - how about you?

Which do you prefer?

  • 0%
  • 0%
  • 0%

Get off at Hibiya station on the Hibiya line and you'll be at the park.

LATEST

Culture Japan Malaysia's Team
Tue 2017/12/19  0  409380
Checking Out Of Traders
Tue 2017/12/19  2  350455
A Few Smart Doll Left
Tue 2017/12/19  2  365744
CF Day 2 Completely Packed
Tue 2017/12/19  1  358944

Currently being read

Anime Expo x Culture Japan
Fri 2012/05/25  72  266107
Dollfie Saber Get
Mon 2008/12/22  166  166291
Wonder Festival
Sun 2008/08/03  182  445608
Karin
Sat 2009/10/10  119  201645