Sunday, May 23, 2010

7th Annual Buddhist Festival in the Park

Unity and Diversity
A Buddhist Festival in the Park

June 5, 2010, 11:00 am to 4:30 pm

Colonel Summers Park
SE 17th and Taylor, Portland, Oregon

Schedule
  • 11 am: Tabling by participating groups, food vendors, Buddhist goods vendors: available through the day
  • 12 noon: Opening Ceremony
  • 12:15: Community presentations (all Buddhist communities present are invited to take a few minutes to introduce themselves to the audience)
  • 1:30 pm: Keynote speaker: Gyokuko Carlson, Dharma Rain Zen Center
  • 2:15 pm: Unity and Diversity Candle Ceremony
  • 2:45 pm: Panel Discussion: Rev. Jundo Gregory Gibbs, Oregon Buddhist Temple; Domyo Burk, Dharma Rain Zen Center; Gregory Satir, Portland Friends of the Dhamma
  • 4:00 pm: Closing Dedication
  • Free prize drawing
  • Japanese Fan Dance to Ifu Dodo: Youth Division, with youth band and jazz band from SGI Portland
Children's Pavilion Schedule

  • 12:15 pm: Storytime with Craft by Cynthia Pietrak Wong
  • 1:15 pm: Scavenger Hunt and Cooperative Games
  • 2:15 pm: Unity and Diversity Candle Ceremony
  • 3:15 pm: Storytime with Craft by Heidi Enji Hoogstra
  • 4:00 pm: Closing
See the festival website for more information.

Coming years: June 4, 2011; June 2, 2012.

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