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Bon Odori: 3 Week Dance Class (Japanese Culture Center)

August 5, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

- Free
Free Bon Odori Dance Classes with Yoshinojo Fujima of Shubukai

In collaboration with The Japanese Cultural Center, Shubukai, Kimiei Fujima Sensei from Shizuoka, Japan and Ageha Bijou Sensei from the Nihon Bon Odori Association, we are able to to provide a series of Bon Odori classes at the Hyde Park Art Center which will prepare you for the 2023 BonFest Chicago. The dances planned for this year are: Shizuoka Meguri, Shizuoka Ondo, Tanko Bushi, Tokyo Ondo, Sado Okesa, Zundoko Bushi, Hanagasa Ondo, and Maruchan’s Shizuoka Ondo.

Bon Odori is made for people to come together to honor their ancestors, express their joy, respect, and feeling of community; to feel a connection with their ancestors and with everyone. One does not have to be a professional dancer, the dances are simple and fun.

Join the in person class and learn with Yoshinojo Fujima of Shubukai!

Each lesson will focus on two or three dances. Make sure to wear comfortable clothing; Yukata is not required. Please register to ensure you get additional information about the BonFest happening on August 12 at Garden of the Phoenix.

Join us on Saturdays: 7/8, 7/29 and 8/5* from 7pm-8:30pm!

*PLEASE NOTE that the class on 8/5 will be meeting at 1016 W Belmont Ave.

For more information please contact: Yoshinojo Fujima at yoshinojo7@airmw.org

Details

Date:
August 5, 2023
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bon-odori-3-week-dance-class-japanese-culture-center-tickets-678268628727

Venue

Japanese Culture Center
2940 N Lincoln Ave Unit 2
Chicago, IL 60657 United States

Details

Date:
August 5, 2023
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bon-odori-3-week-dance-class-japanese-culture-center-tickets-678268628727

Venue

Japanese Culture Center
2940 N Lincoln Ave Unit 2
Chicago, IL 60657 United States