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August 30, 2019 through August 31, 2019
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Japan Performing Arts, Inc. is bringing the Japanese summer experience of Bon Odori dances to Governors Island. During the Obon summer holiday every August, people dance Bon Odori at festivals all over Japan. This Governors Island event is notable for bringing Japan’s Big Three Bon Odori dances into one venue, including Nishimonai Bon Odori from Akita, Gujo Odori from Gifu, and Awa Odori from Tokushima. Governors Island visitors will have hands-on Bon Odori dance sessions and more Japanese summer festival experiences here in New York.
Address: Ferries leave from Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 and 10 South St., Manhattan
New York Harbor , NY 11231
Standard hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-6pm; Friday and Saturday, 10am-10pm; Sunday, 10am-7pm
THE FRIENDS OF GOVERNORS ISLAND IS THE INDEPENDENT NONPROFIT THAT SUPPORTS GOVERNORS ISLAND WITH VOLUNTEERS, FINANCIAL RESOURCES AND ADVOCACY.
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