Dondoh Matsuri - The Fire Ceremony, at the Japanese Garden

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On Sunday, August 24, 2014, the Japanese Garden of Buenos Aires (Av. Figueroa Alcorta and Casares, Palermo) presents the festival "Dondoh Matsuri - The Fire Ceremony".

This is an ancient tradition celebrated before the times of the Samurais at the Dondoh Yaki. In this ceremony, the God of Fire is invoked so the God of Earth wakes up from his winter sleep. The God of Fire warms up the Earth so the seeds germinate, and also protects the harvests.

The Festival of Fire will be accompanied by traditional dances and songs, Karate Do exhibitions, and a show of Japanese Drums by the group Mukaito Taiko

Program of Activities:
3 pm: Taiko (Japanese Drums) by Mukaito Taiko
4 pm Participative workshop of Japanese Drums by Mukaito Taiko (limited capacity)
5.30 pm: Closing of the Festival, with burning of boards and Taiko

Admission: $32 Pesos

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