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Amanda Jenson of Burke shows off her traditional Japanese Kimono during last summer’s Obon Festival at Ekoji Buddhist Temple.

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Dancing for Joy and Remembrance

Ekoji Buddhist Temple in Burke hosts Summer Obon Festival.

Whether guests wear the traditional silk Japanese Kimonos with brocade sashes, or just jeans and a t-shirt, all visitors are invited to join hands and twirl to the beat of Japanese folk music during Ekoji Buddhist Temple’s largest summer celebration.


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