UW OSHER : The Tanabata Festival & Japanese Waka Poetry

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Name: UW OSHER : The Tanabata Festival & Japanese Waka Poetry
Date: June 28, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM PDT
Website: The Lakeshore
Event Description:
Tanabata is one of the festivals of the traditional Japanese calendar celebrated in Japan every year on July 7th. Originally based on a Chinese legend, Tanabata commemorates two lovers, the Weaver Girl and the Herder Boy, who were turned into stars (Altair and Vega) that meet in the heavens only once a year. Today in Japan, Tanabata is an occasion for making wishes, but for centuries it has been an important topic in Japanese Waka Poetry.
Event Media:
The Lakeshore
11448 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA 98178
Date/Time Information:
Friday, June 28, 2019 2PM
Contact Information:
Jessica White, Director of Community Relations (206)-772-1200
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