Local Festivals

Penang Bon Odori Festival

Penang Bon Odori Festival

Event Date : 16 Jul 2016  Updated 20 December 2015
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A traditional and merry Japanese festival that is celebrated with dance and lively drum performances to welcome the homecoming of ancestral spirits. This festival is a Japanese Buddhist observance that honours the spirit of ancestors, who return once a year to visit their families. The carnival-like atmosphere at Esplanade is made even merrier with stalls selling a variety of local and Japanese food, fireworks display, Japanese souvenirs, lively performances and games.



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Address: Penang Esplanade Jalan Padang Kota Lama, George Town, 10200, Penang, Malaysia. (5.421050,100.342191)