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Jul

27

Celebrate the Salem–Ota Cultural Exchange at PEM

by Peabody Essex Museum

$

Jul

27

Celebrate the Salem–Ota Cultural Exchange at PEM

by Celebrate the Salem–Ota Cultural Exchange at PEM

$

Date & Time

July 27

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Venue
Peabody Essex Museum
161 Essex St
Salem
, MA
01970
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About this Event

Saturday, July 27, 2024 from 3—4 pm
In-person event
Location: Main Atrium
Included with admission
Join middle-school exchange students from Salem’s Japanese sister city Ota in a communal dance! August 15 in Japan is Obon, when people return to their hometowns and visit ancestral graves. This holiday is marked by dancing to welcome the spirits of ancestors. Learn the simple steps of Ota’s Bon dance and join the fun!