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2009 Tanabata Festival

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Tanabata Fukinagashi

In accordance with the legend of Orihime and Hikoboshi, the streamers of the fukinagashi decorations represent the textiles of Orihime, who wove beautiful clothing for the gods.

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Photograph courtesy of Richard Fukuhara (August 15, 2009; First Annual Tanabata Festival, Little Tokyo)

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Tanabata Fukinagashi
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Photo of fukinagashi streamers from the First Annual Los Angeles Tanabata Festival in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. In accordance with the legend of Orihime and Hikoboshi, the streamers of the ... More »


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