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Last night, July 7th night was Tanabata festival in Japan, but  do you know the festival?

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The Star Festival originates from Chinese legend of the two bright stars, Altair and Vega.

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They had so much fun being together they stop working hard.

 

 

 

 

 

The king got angry and separated them by the big river or the Milky Way.

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He allowed them to meet once a year across the Milky Way only on the night of July 7th.

On that day, people decorate bamboo branches with paper strips and ornaments to celebrate their reunion.

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It is believed that a wish comes true when you write your wish on the paper strips and hang them on the bamboo for a very long time in Japan…スクリーンショット 2013-07-08 10.04.56

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