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American Buddhist Study Center’s Saturday Afternoon Movie – Departures (OKURIBITO)  🗓 🗺

American Buddhist Study Center’s Saturday Afternoon Movie – Departures (OKURIBITO)  Saturday, August 3 from 2:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. American Buddhist Study Center Library – 331 Riverside Drive (between 105th and 106th Streets) Suggested Donation: $10/$5 for ABSC members The American Buddhist Study Center presents a screening of director Yojiro Takita’s award-winning film Departures. When his orchestra disbands, Daigo Kobayashi (Masahiro Motoki) decides to start … Continue reading American Buddhist Study Center’s Saturday Afternoon Movie – Departures (OKURIBITO)  🗓 🗺
Obon, bon odori, New York Buddhist Church, NYC, Japan, Japanese traditions, Bryant Park, Buddhism, ancestors

70th Annual Obon Dance Festival 🗓 🗺

70th Annual Obon Dance Festival Sunday, July 14 from 12:45 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Bryant Park – 42nd Street and 6th Avenue Admission: Free The New York Buddhist Church presents the 70th annual Obon Dance Festival at Bryant Park. Honor your ancestors through dance with NYBC members and performances by taiko drumming sensation Soh Daiko and the Tachibana Dance Group. In the Buddhist observance of … Continue reading 70th Annual Obon Dance Festival 🗓 🗺
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69th Annual Obon Dance Festival 🗓 🗺

69th Annual Obon Dance Festival Sunday, July 8 from 12:45 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Bryant Park – 42nd Street at 6th Avenue Admission: Free The New York Buddhist Church presents the 69th annual Obon Dance Festival at Bryant Park. Honor your ancestors through dance with NYBC members and performances by taiko drumming sensation Soh Daiko and the Tachibana Dance Group. In this Buddhist observance, the … Continue reading 69th Annual Obon Dance Festival 🗓 🗺