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Delray Beach, FL 33446
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Craft activity for kids of all ages. Make a wish for the Star Festival, Tanabata! Write your wish on a strip of colored paper, or tanzaku, and tie it to a branch of our Tanabata bamboo to celebrate.
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Events for all ages that incorporate culturally-informed activities, crafts, classes and workshops.
July 1 - 7, 2022
Tanabata (Japanese: たなばた or 七夕, meaning "Evening of the seventh"), also known as the Star Festival (星祭り, Hoshi matsuri), is a Japanese festival originating from the Chinese Qixi Festival. It celebrates the meeting of the deities Orihime and Hikoboshi (represented by the stars Vega and Altair respectively). According to legend, the Milky Way separates these lovers, and they are allowed to meet only once a year on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month of the lunisolar calendar. The date of Tanabata varies by region of the country, but the first festivities begin on 7 July of the Gregorian calendar. The celebration is held at various days between July and August. -wikipedia
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446
Thursday, 7 July, 2022
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