The Zenshuji 48th Annual Obon Carnival will be held this weekend, July 8 and 9, 2006, from 11:00am until 8:00pm. The carnival will include traditional Japanese cultural exhibitions, food, and entertainment such as ikebana exhibits, tea ceremony demonstrations, taiko drumming (Zendeko), karate (Matsubayashi Shorinji Ryu), folk dancing (Awa-odori), folk music (Matsumae Kai), itayaki, takoyaki, teriyaki beef, and udon.
Admission is free and open to the public.
The Zenshuji Soto Mission is located at 123 South Hewitt Street in Los Angeles.
For more information, visit the Zenshuji web site or contact them by phone at 213.624.8658.