Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Peabody Essex Museum Host Japanese Festival on Saturday, July 26

The Peabody Essex Museum in Salem is hosting an afternoon of Taiko drumming and Obon dancing as part of its 2008 Japanese Festival from 2 to 4 p.m.
Obon dancing is enjoyed throughout Japan in the month of August, when family members gather to honor their ancestors. Join members of Odaiko New England for a taiko drumming performance and an opportunity to learn Obon dancing with middle school students from Ota, Salem's sister city, in Tokyo, Japan. For additional information, including admission prices and directions, visit

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