TIEI Tanabata Festival


One of the most awaited event is the Tanabata festival wherein the students can get a chance to try the traditional Japanese summer outfit called “yukata”. In Japan, Tanabata is being held in order to celebrate the once in a year meeting of Orihime and Hikoboshi who were separated due to their work negligence.The festival is normally celebrated every seventh day of the seventh month and is mixed with other traditions such as writing wishes on a piece of colorful paper and hanging them on bamboo branches. Aside from wearing yukata, the students also cooked okonomiyaki which is a famous Japanese food across the country.