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2009 Tanabata Festival

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First Annual Tanabata Festival & 11th Annual Summer Festival

The courtyard of the Japanese American National Museum was abuzz with the large, moving crowd. These two large bamboo graced the entrance to the courtyard, inviting any and all to take part in the Summer Festival and to make their way to the dozens of tanabata kazari on display further in.

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First Annual Tanabata Matsuri & 11th Annual Summer Festival
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