Saturday, October 21
JACCC Aratani Theatre, Los Angeles
FandangObon: ENVIRONMENTAL ENCUENTRO
“Garden for Life”
Come together—community gardeners, environmentalists, and artists! Learn and share through informative and creative workshops that help us build healthier, stronger, and more sustainable communities.
Choose one workshop and enjoy the entire day of art, environmentalism, and community-building. A healthy lunch is provided with registration!
– Worm composting and gardening
– Día de los Muertos/Japanese Butsudan altar-making
– Digital media arts
– Environmental justice
– and more!
Sunday, October 22
JACCC Noguchi Plaza, Los Angeles
FANDANGOBON MUSIC & DANCE FESTIVAL
+ MARKET + FOOD
WITH QUETZAL, NOBUKO & MOTTAINAI BAND, LE BALLET DEMBAYA & special GUESTS… + MCs traci kato-kiriyama & Maya Jupiter
Join our communal celebration of Mother Earth with participatory music and dance of Mexican Fandango, Japanese Obon, West African and Sufi traditions. Dance…in one circle!
Rooted in culturally-based sustainability practices, FandangObon honors the balance between mother earth and humanity by bringing together Japanese, Mexican and African American communities into one circle through participatory music, dance and gardening practices.
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