June 26-27 — Valley Japanese Community Center will host their annual Obon Festival on Saturday and Sunday, June 26 and 27 from 5 to 10 p.m.
The Valley Japanese Community Center is located at 8850 Lankershim Blvd, Sun Valley. Delicious foods such as udon, sushi, Chinese chicken salad, fresh roasted corn on the cob, gyoza, chili rice, chicken teriyaki and homemade baked goods are some of the foods which will be available for purchase.
Demonstrations of Judo, Karate, Kendo and Tea Ceremony will be held. Festival-type games, exhibits of calligraphy, and schoolwork completed by Japanese School Students will be featured on both days. Back by overwhelming request, LA Matsuri Taiko will be giving a special performance during the Ondo break on Saturday.
Admission is free and the public is welcome. For information regarding Ondo, contact Christine Inouye at (818) 825-9583.