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Celebrate the Legend of Tanabata in New York City 🗓 🗺

In the legend of Tanabata, Princess Orihime weaved night and day, so much so that her father, the emperor of the galaxy, arranged for his workaholic daughter to meet a handsome cowherd named Hikoboshi. It was love at first sight, and the couple married immediately. Busy being a devoted wife, Princess Orihime neglected her weaving to the point that the emperor separated the young lovers, … Continue reading Celebrate the Legend of Tanabata in New York City 🗓 🗺
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Columbia Japan Society Matsuri 🗓 🗺

Columbia Japan Society Matsuri Friday, March 30 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Columbia University – Low Plaza Admission: Free Spring is here, which means it’s matsuri time! The Columbia Japan Society hosts the first festival of the season with a slate of activities, games, performances, and Japanese food for all to enjoy. Food vendors include Oconomiyaki, BentOn Cafe, and Go! Go! Curry! Other vendors … Continue reading Columbia Japan Society Matsuri 🗓 🗺