Japanese American Churches And Groups Are Holding Obon Festivals

They are a time to honor the dead and celebrate life

Photo by Tong Su on Unsplash

They may be dancing in the streets

The Japanese custom of Obon is a yearly festival to celebrate and remember one’s ancestors. Americans of Japanese heritage have kept that tradition alive in the United States by holding Obon Festivals in…



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Floyd Mori

Floyd Mori


Floyd Mori, born in Utah, is a former College Teacher, Mayor, CA State Assemblyman, Consultant, and CEO for Nonprofits. www.thejapaneseamericanstory.com.