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July 20, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pmFree
An 87-year-old Seattle Japanese Buddhist tradition to honor deceased ancestors through the dancing of traditional Japanese folk dances. People of all ages and ethnicities join in the dancing in a true community spirit. It’s also a day for celebration and offers something for the whole family from Japanese food dishes (for sale) to free martial arts demonstrations, taiko drumming, and cultural displays.
Hours are 4-10 pm Saturday and 3-8 pm Sunday.
For those who want to learn the dance steps ahead of time, or just get in some practice before the event, dates and times are: July 8-11 and July 15-16, 7:30 to 9 pm in the Seattle Buddhist Temple gym.