Spiritual Explorers

Obon

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Saturday, October 13 / 23:35
Sunday, October 14 / 5:35, 10:35, 17:35 (UTC)

Japan - a country of timeless wonder and mystery. The deep spirituality of the Japanese has captured the hearts of many explorers in the past. The journey to uncover the essence of the Japanese spirit, begins.

For 3 days during the summer, the Japanese celebrate the Obon festival. It is a time when the ancestors' spirits return from the other side, to spend time with the living. All across Japan, Obon is celebrated in local, traditional ways. To discover the spirit of Obon, 2 explorers visit a small village in Aichi Prefecture.

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