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Crowd gathers for 24th Annual Hongwanji O-Bon festival


The 24th Hongwanji O-Bon festival was held at the Hongwanji compound parking lot on August 1. Some 10,000 people gathered for a night of bon dancing, food, and entertainment that was sponsored by the Hongwanji Monzencho Association.  All proceeds from the event were donated to the Hongwanji Social Welfare Fund.

Excerpt from Hongwanji Journal, August 20, 2009.