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七夕祭り star crossed lovers will meet again

by Badia C., Blogger and Dreamer from Rainbow Land, United States

8 comments · August 10, 2014

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Badia Cupcake - Yukata, Obi - 七夕祭り star crossed lovers will meet again
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We had a party to celebrate the Tanabata star crossed lover festival that the Japanese have every July. This festival 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 July 7 of the Gregorian calendar. The celebration is held at various days between July and August.

(from en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanabata).

#tanabata #JapaneseTraditionalFashion #yukata

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Comments (8)

Rei Reirei
so pretty, you look beautiful in that yukata <3
Badia Cupcake
Thank you, Rei! I wish I had more chances to wear them in the USA.
Asuka ♪
Amazing yukata!!<3
Cool!!
Luna  Tiger
Amazing !!! Your beautiful new hairstyle gives an edgy touch to this traditional kimono !
Badia Cupcake
Thank you! I also really like the contrast :)

  

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