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Foyle O-Bon – an update

Since the beginning of lockdown, Team O-Bon has been working hard to keep our O-Bon family engaged and connected, and also doing our best to keep spirits lifted and faces smiling. We have made a little film of what we have been doing. Enjoy!

Obon Festival 2020

Very sadly, our Obon Festival 2020 has been cancelled as a result of Covid 19. So all our lovely bunting and decorations are safely locked up in our container…

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Lantern Project

However, we are still doing lots of things to keep everyone busy. Our  Lantern Project has been one of the highlights of lockdown. We were delighted with the response and will very soon be releasing a film of all the lanterns on display in the Playtrail. Thank you so much to everyone who took part!


Quarantine Taiso

Then there is our Quarantine Taiso three mornings a week. A great way to see old and new faces, have some fun and do some exercise!

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Sometimes, we even have special guest instructors!

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Taiko classes

As well as all that, our online taiko classes are continuing, thanks to all our participants!

We have lots of plans so that you won’t miss out on the spirit of Obon this year, even if we can’t be together in person, we can be together in friendship and in community.

Keep safe

stay home and play