“中秋の名月” Harvest moon

September 8, 2014

August 15, in the old calendar, is “中秋の名月(the Harvest moon Festival)” in Japan. If we can’t see the moon on that night because of cloud, it is called “無月(Mu-getsu)”, and if it is rainy it is called “雨月(U-getsu)”. Though you can’t see the moon, you can appreciate the brighter night. “中秋の名月” is a festival of […]

Tanabata -The Star Festival at 7 July-

July 7, 2014

  Make a wish… We decorated bamboo poles with tanzaku.