Bon Uta

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Japanese Folk Music - Traditional and Folk Music - Traditional Music - Min'yō Folk Music
... as weddings, funerals, and festivals (matsuri, especially Obon), and children's songs (warabe uta) ... Terms often heard when speaking about min'yō are ondo, bushi, bon uta, and komori uta ... Bon uta, as the name describes, are songs for Obon, the lantern festival of the dead ...

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