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Festival Gardens

Riverside Drive
Liverpool, L17 7BF United Kingdom

July 2014

Tanabata Festival (Japanese Star Festival)

Saturday, 12th July 2014 @ 10:00 - 15:00 UTC+0
Festival Gardens, Riverside Drive
Liverpool, L17 7BF United Kingdom
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Free

Come and join the Conservation Volunteers and Liverpool Astronomical Society to celebrate Tanabata, or the Star Festival, it is held on the evening of 7 July throughout Japan. The festival traces its origins to a romantic legend that the Cowherd Star (Altair) and Weaver Star (Vega), lovers separated by the Milky Way, are allowed to meet just once a year on the seventh day of the seventh month. People, especially children, write their wishes such as “I want to become…

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July 2015

Tanabata Festival, Festival Gardens, Liverpool: Saturday, 11th July 2015

Saturday, 11th July 2015 @ 11:00 - 16:00 BST
Festival Gardens, Riverside Drive
Liverpool, L17 7BF United Kingdom
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