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Saturday, July 11, 2009

Jesup Green Hosts Japanese Summer Festival

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The Japan Society of Fairfield County held its traditional Bon Odori, or Obon festival, today on Westport’s Jesup Green. The annual summer festival derives from a traditional Buddhist belief that deceased family members return for a visit once a year in the summer. The festival welcomes the spirits back. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Stan Groner for WestportNow.com

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