july, 2022

sat09jul12:00 pm1:30 pmFree Bon Odori Dance Classes at HPACGreen Line Performing Arts Center, 329 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL 60637

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Celebrate Bon Fest this August at Garden of the Phoenix by learning a series of Bon Odori dances in preparation for the 2022 festival!

Free Bon Odori Dance Classes with Yoshinojo Fujima of Shubukai

Saturday, July 9th, 16th, 30th 

Hyde Park Arts Center | 12noon – 1:30pm

Shubukai is honored to collaborate with Kimiei Fujima Sensei from Shizuoka, Japan and Ageha Bijou Sensei from the Nihon Bon Odori Association to provide seven Bon Odori for the 2022 Bon Fest Chicago. The dances planned for this year are: Shizuoka Meguri, Shizuoka Ondo, Tanko Bushi, Tokyo Ondo, Sado Okesa, Zundoko Bushi, and Hanagasa Ondo.

Bon Odori is made for people to come together to honor their ancestors, express their joy, respect, and feeling of community; to feel a connection with their ancestors and with everyone. One does not have to be a professional dancer, the dances are simple and fun.

Join the in person class and learn with Yoshinojo Fujima of Shubukai!

Each lesson will focus on two or three dances. Make sure to wear comfortable clothing; Yukata is not required.

Pdf illustrations for all the dances will be available for you to use and review with registration. Please register to ensure you get additional information after the class!


Register for classes (Register Here)



(Saturday) 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Green Line Performing Arts Center

329 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL 60637

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