ondo4Centenary United Methodist Church in Little Tokyo held its Summer Open House on July 6. Above and below: The evening of food and fellowship included ondo dancing in the church hall to traditional songs as well as the new “Fandango Obon” song and Pharrell Williams’ “Happy.” ondo2

hayata-yokoyamaClassical dancer Nancy Teramura Hayata (left) performed to “Koko ni Sachi Ari” and, with Kara Yokoyama, to “Yuyake Koyake.”

nishinaka-leon:akuneRoy Akune sang “Matsuri” and “Naniwa Koi Shigure.” 2014 Miss Pasadena JCI Tori Nishinaka-Leon was a special guest.

Photos by J.K. YAMAMOTO/Rafu Shimpo

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