Much Ado About Bon Odori
Dr Jamila Mohd, Head of Malaysia-Japan Research Centre, University Malaya
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The Bon Odori Festival has been in the spotlight all this week, following the Religious Affairs Minister advising Muslims against participating in the event, and subsequently, the Sultan instructing Jais to allow the festival to proceed. We find out what this festival entails, what it signifies for people in Japan, as well as it's cultural celebration in Malaysia.
Image Source: Fiqah Anugerah Dah Besa, Shutterstock
Produced by: Alia Zefri, Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan
Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan
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