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Bon Odori 盆踊り

Saturday, 19 September 2015

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Image credit: Publika Shopping Gallery

 

Bon Odori is a style of dancing performed during Obon and is originally a form of Nenbutsu folk dance to honour the spirits of their ancestors. Now, the Bon Odori festival has become a celebration for families to reunite and enjoy the summer holidays together; such festivals have since attracted many Japanese outside Japan.

 

If you are travelling to Kuala Lumpur this 26 September, it may be your opportunity to experience the Bon Odori summer festival at Publika Shopping Gallery, a 10-minute taxi ride from KL Sentral. The mall will be hosting its fourth Bon Odori Festival, from 4pm to 10pm, is expecting more than 1,000 local and Japanese participants. Performances and activities include Samurai Performance, Bon Odori Dance, Yosakoi Dance, Taiko Performance, Japanese Parade, Traditional Japanese Games, Taiko no Tatsujin and Fireworks.

 

Image is for illustration purpose only (Image credit: CHITOSE KANKOH) 

 

Free Admission
Date: Saturday, 26th September 2015
Time: 4.00pm to 10.00pm
Location: The Square, Publika Shopping Gallery
Address: Level U2, Block C5, Solaris Dutamas, No 1, Jalan Dutamas 1, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

 

More information can be found at www.facebook.com/PublikaGallery.

 

 

 

Source: Publika Shopping Gallery

 

Photos: Publika Shopping GalleryPosted by Admin in Around Asia on 19 Sep 2015

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