Tanabata at JANM 2010


Tanabata, a Japanese star festival usually celebrated on the seventh day of the seventh month, is based on the love story between Orihime and Hikoboshi.  Separated by the Milky Way (a river of stars), these two are only capable of meeting once a year.  

In celebration, the Japanese community comes together in Little Tokyo to celebrate this Japanese holiday by making hundreds of kazaris which are displayed throughout the front of the National Museum.  The Discover Nikkei team has put together a design to be displayed at Little Tokyo's second annual Tanabata Festival on August 14.  This album shows the brief process and hard work that goes into making each and every kazari that is displayed during the festival.

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gkkyamaguchi — Atualizado em Jun 28 2021 1:49 a.m.

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