Visitors enjoying the warm glow of the lanterns in the
If you live in South Florida,
you must consider yourself very fortunate to have the Morikami Museum
nearby. What a gem in our hectic world!
the year, the Morikami puts out many events, among them the Bon Festival,
which represents the traditional Japanese remembrance of the Dead. You must
experience it to understand why thousands of people attend it every year.
Despite the ferocious weather manifesting itself in the
typical Floridian tropical rain, the festival withstood the challenge and
kept its promise of a meaningful event. No thunder and lightning could keep
visitors at home and it was that spirit which seemed to have contributed to
this celebration. A celebration indeed, - the floating luminaries in the
lake rekindled so many beautiful memories of dear people who passed.
We could add 86 more beads to the Love & Peace Project,
and as the Project grows in length it also becomes heavier with memories of
loved ones. It is significant to us how much each bead means to those who
dedicate them, and we feel very responsible to carry that precious thought
always with the Love & Peace Project.
Feel free to use the
Pages" section to share with us whatever anecdote or memory you would
like to preserve.
So many fun things to do for kids
Taiko drummers putting on an awesome performance
The most popular attraction was the sponge toss
So many wonderful things to buy at the museum store...