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Obon festival celebrates MV's Japanese community
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on Jul 19, 2013
Marilyn Ozawa is a practiced veteran: this weekend will mark her 43rd year teaching the Bon Odori dance at the Mountain View Buddhist Temple in preparation for the Obon Festival, an ancient Japanese custom that honors ancestral spirits and loved ones. The Mountain View Buddhist Temple Obon Festival is open from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 20, and noon to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, July 21, with the Bon Odori dance scheduled for 7 p.m. The temple is located at 575 N. Shoreline Blvd.
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