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Amateur Astronomers Association and Japanese American Association’s Tanabata Festival 🗓

Amateur Astronomers Association and Japanese American Association’s Tanabata Festival Saturday, July 13 from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Riverside Park – 116th Street Overlook Admission: Free The Amateur Astronomers Association of New York will partner with Japanese and Japanese American groups to hold the fourth annual stargazing Tanabata Festival. AAA members with telescopes will show guests the night sky and tell the folk tale of … Continue reading Amateur Astronomers Association and Japanese American Association’s Tanabata Festival 🗓
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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 🗓 🗺