Tanabata : Tanabata is a Japanese star festival on 7th July. Similar to Valentine's Day in the west, it's dedicated to two lovers who are separated in the heavens until this day, when swallows fly up and create a bridge for them to meet on.

七夕 - 風のように 水のように

Tanabata : Tanabata is a Japanese star festival on 7th July. Similar to Valentine's Day in the west, it's dedicated to two lovers who are separated in the heavens until this day, when swallows fly up and create a bridge for them to meet on.

Lanterns in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan: photo by Lee Carus

Lanterns in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan: photo by Lee Carus

The Lantern Festival of Nagasaki, Japan

Nagasaki, Japan.

The Lantern Festival of Nagasaki, Japan

Everything is more romantic by paper lantern light.

Everything is more romantic by paper lantern light.

Taken from Alan Brock’s Pyrotechnics: The History and Art of Firework Making  via Firework Museum

Taken from Alan Brock’s Pyrotechnics: The History and Art of Firework Making via Firework Museum

AWA ODORI

日本語,日本の美,和風,日本トラベル,素晴らしい写真撮影,語学,ビューティフル·ピープル,人々の衣装,パーティー

Come write your wish!

Come write your wish!

七夕

七夕飾り Tanabata decoration

Kingyo sukui (goldfish scooping) is a popular game at matsuri. You get to keep the fish, if you can get it into the bowl before your rice paper scoop disintegrates.

Kingyo sukui (goldfish scooping) is a popular game at matsuri. You get to keep the fish, if you can get it into the bowl before your rice paper scoop disintegrates.

Yosakoi

日本文化,あなたとあなた,朝日,明けましておめでとうございます,ダンサー,ハッピーバースデー,風景,アジア,日本

Pinterest
検索