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Obon Fesitval Japan
Obon is a Japanese Buddhist custom to honor the spirits of ones ancestors. This Buddhist-Confucian custom has evolved into a family reunion holiday during which people return to ancestral family places and visit and clean their ancestors graves, and when the spirits of ancestors are supposed to revisit the household altars. It has been celebrated in Japan for more than 500 years and traditionally includes a dance, known as Bon-Odori, the festival is held every year during month of August and lasts for 3 days.