Obon Festival & JETAA Nijikai

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Oregon Buddhist Temple’s Obonfest 2009 will include all your favorite summer Japanese matsuri snacks, Taiko peformances, talks, martial arts demonstrations, and more.

When: Saturday, August 1st 4-9 p.m. (dancing starts at 6:30 pm)
Where: Oregon Buddhist Temple, 3720 SE 34th Ave.

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Obon Nijikai – Yukata & Uchiwa Party
Huh? In case you’ve forgotten those common Japanese words: Ancestor’s Festival Post-Gathering Party: Summer Kimono & Fan Party. Gather at Daniel Mick’s house after enjoying the festivities of the Oregon Buddhist Temple ObonFest for some post-festival fun. Wear your yukata and wave your uchiwa for an authentic Japanese experience. Snacks will be provided, BYOB.

Where: 306 SE 30th Place (not Avenue). 1 block North of Stark, 2 blocks South of Burnside.

Filed in: Past Events • Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

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The Portland Chapter of JETAA (The JET Program Alumni Association) was created to serve the bonds of friendship developed by the program participants. JETAA’s purpose is to achieve, through its activities, a broader and deeper understanding between Japan and the other countries participating in the program.