FandangObon Workshop

FandangObon

On Sunday, October 5th, LA Commons co-hosted the second of five workshops for FadangObon at Nishi Hongwanji Temple. This workshop offered participatory music and dance traditions of Fandango from Vera Cruz, Mexico, which draws from African, Indian, and Mexican roots, and Obon, a Japanese Buddhist tradition in remembrance of ancestors, as well as Egungun, an African Yoruban tradition using mask-making, music, and dance to honor ancestors.  Featured below is Nigerian drum master, Najite Agindotan, leading a group of 8-10 people through the steps of the traditional dances.

Hi, my name is Morgan Mendoza and I am interning for LA Commons through Azusa Pacific University.  This was the first workshop of FandangObon that I attended and it was a very rewarding experience.  I loved learning the steps to the dances and the meanings behind them.  Najite is a very talented drummer who worked very hard to make sure everyone got the steps down and enjoyed the lesson.  I cannot wait to go to the next workshop and learn more dances and songs that these beautiful cultures have to offer!

 

photo 3 (1) photo 1 photo 1 (1) photo 3 (2) photo 3

People in Australia purchase more medications per human than any other place. The availability of remedies marketed by companies is definitely a contributing factor to prescription cure abuse epidemic. This is a fastest way to purchase remedies. Let’s find answers to certain questions about the matter. Several medicines are used to prevent pneumonia in folk with weak immune systems caused by bone marrow transplant. Millions of folk buy online such medications like Cialis. A lot of young men know about generic cialis online. What health care providers talk about buy cialis online? Also known as erectile dysfunction is defined as the inability to maintain an erection suitable for intercourse. Young men with sexual disorders need professional help. Mostly in this situation, cognitive behavioral therapy is the treatment used. Several common medications can mean screwing with your sex drive. Mercifully, most cases of sexual disfunction are treatable, so it is substantial to share your concerns with your partner and dispenser. Now, there are variant options for those ones who suffer from such health problem. Along with their good effects, most drugs, even so, have dangerous aftereffects although typically not everyone experiences them. If you experience any other symptoms which you think may be due to this medicine, discuss with your doc.