Obon is an annual event to commemorate our ancestors. It is a time of gratitude, giving, and joy. Traditionally, lanterns are hung in front of houses, obon dances (bon odori) are performed, and food offerings are made at house altars and temples.

Ohakamairi Service: Saturday, July 14, 2018, 9:30am, Sunset View Cemetery
Bon Odori: Saturday, July 14, 2018, 6:30pm, Berkeley Higashi Temple, 1524 Oregon St
Obon/Hatsubon Service: Sunday, July 15, 2018, 9:30am

Dance practice begins June 26, 2018 at Berkeley Higashi Temple
Sessions are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 to 9:00pm.
June 26, 28
July 3, 10, 12
Sessions will be led by the Hanayagi Dance School.
Everyone is invited to participate.