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Lunar Obon celebrated in Okinawa

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One late summer event to be aware of is Obon, an ancient Buddhist tradition of honoring ancestral spirits. Obon season is characterized by festivals, music and dance; however, many businesses across Okinawa are closed for three or four days – so it is best to be prepared.

Lunar Obon
2017: Sep 3 -5

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