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Bon Odori (Japanese Folk Dance) For All Ages

April 28, 2018 at 4:00 pm5:30 pm

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The Brookline Ballet School 1431 Beacon Street Brookline, MA 02446

Bon Odori is a Japanese folk dance traditionally part of Obon which is a festival celebrating our ancestors. These community dances are very simple, easy to learn, and done in a big circle with music. In Japan there are thousands of bon odori dances with different themes. We will share the history and context of Obon Festival as well as demonstrate and teach 3 dances! Everyone is welcome!



Kumiko Yamamoto


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