Bon Odori Festival is a Japanese Buddhist observance honouring the spirits of ancestors, who return once a year to visit their families. Traditional dance is performed to entertain the spirits of the ancestors. Bon Odori 2008 attracted around 50,000 locals and tourists. Fireworks of 15 minutes will be display at 10.00pm.
Source: Penang Official Tourism Website
Period: 18th July 2009 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Organizer: The Consulate of Japan