Tanabata is one of five "sekku(s)" in Japan.
"sekku" is a seasonal turning point.
There are some traditions in Tanabata.

Click here to hear about the legend of the two "star crossed" lovers.

On the day of Tanabata peolpe can make a wish.
We write our hopes on a piece of paper and hang it on bamboo grass.
A festival may take place.
Tanabata is not a holiday.

Arisa Yano