Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance

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Oregon Nikkei Endowment
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ddr-one-1-406 (ONLC 3224)

Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Black and white photographic negative of two unidentified dancers with fans performing an Odori folk dance on stage for Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) inside the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple). Two woman sit on stage in western style clothes, one playing a shamisen. A man is visible looking around the curtain from the stage wings.

1948-1954

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Oregon Nikkei Endowment; Portland, Oregon

Courtesy of Frank C. Hirahara Collection, Oregon Nikkei Endowment

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