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Japan Society Presents Bon Odori Summer Dance Festival In Westport

Bon Odori is a tradition where families welcome their ancestral spirits through elegant folk dances.
Bon Odori is a tradition where families welcome their ancestral spirits through elegant folk dances. Photo Credit: Contributed

WESTPORT, Conn. -- The Japan Society Fairfield County will present the Bon Odori Summer Dance Festival at Jessup Green on Aug. 15 from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

Bon Odori is a tradition dating back more than 500 years where families come together to welcome their ancestral spirits through elegant folk dances.

The festival features Bon Odori dances, Taiko drumming, traditional Okinawan folk music, origami, water yo-yo and robot games.

Jessup Green is at 20 Jessup Road in Westport.

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