Japanese Cultural Event – Tanabata

Event | July 11, 2017


Tanabata, also known as the “star festival,” takes place on the 7th day of the 7th month of the year, when, according to a Chinese legend, the two stars Altair and Vega, which are usually separated from each other by the milky way, are able to meet.


  • Writing wishes on tanzaku (a strip of paper)
  • Hanging tanzaku and other decorations on bamboo
  • Tasting somen (Japanese noodles)
  • Making summer greeting cards
  • Drinking matcha


■ Date

7/11/2017 (Tues.) 11:30-13:30


■ Place

Institute for International Collaboration (Lobby)


Everyone is welcome to join anytime while the event is running!


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