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The Tanabata Matsuri : the Festival of Stars in Tokyo and Japan
By: Date: July 15, 2011 Categories: Festival,News,Tradition Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The Tanabata festival, also known as the “Festival of Stars“, takes place on Day 7 of 7 th month of the year in towns and cities across Japan. In this date, according to Chinese legend, the two stars Altair and Vega, which are usually separated one from each other by the Milky Way, are able to meet. Because…

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