Posted 5:33 PM 7/28/2013 : Dancers honor ancestors at Obon Festival in Santa Maria
The Annual Obon Festival kicked off Sunday morning in Santa Maria.
The festival focuses on Bon Odori dancing. It's a traditional Japanese folk dance that honors ancestors.
"It's a joyful celebration because now they're at peace," said Dawn Kurokawa-Kamiya, an Obon Festival
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