Festical of the Weaver 七夕

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Jun 29, 2019 16:48
It is Festical of the Weaver in July 7.
According to legend, on this day, Orihime and Hikoboshi can meet in the Milky Way only once a year. The story of Orihime and Hikoboshi was introduced from China to Japan.

Long, long ago, a god had a Orihime who had a great talent on weaving textiles. Orihime got married with Hikoboshi who lives in opposite shore of the Milky Way.At first, there were working very hard, but they would be lazy and stopped working little by little.

The god got angry, and he pulled them apart to both side of the Milky Way.
But the got accepted the date in the Milky Way only once a year of July 7 for sorrowful Orihime.

In Japanese Festical of the Weaver, we write our dream on called Tanzaku which were made from stripped paper or wood.