Misawa celebrates Tanabata festival

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Misawa Air Base members and local nationals enjoy the Tanabata festival in Misawa City, Japan, July 26, 2014. The paper mache decorations that line the streets outside of Misawa Air Base are decorated by local vendors and school children. The round-shaped ornaments were originally based on a Dahlia flower. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tong Duong)
Misawa Air Base members and local nationals enjoy the Tanabata festival in Misawa City, Japan, July 26, 2014. The paper mache decorations that line the streets outside of Misawa Air Base are decorated by local vendors and school children. The round-shaped ornaments were originally based on a Dahlia flower. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tong Duong)

Misawa celebrates Tanabata festival

by: 35th Fighter Wing Public Affairs | .
Misawa Air Base | .
published: August 02, 2014

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Misawa Air Base family members and local nationals celebrated Tanabata festival in Misawa City, Japan, July 25-27, 2014. Also known as the star festival, the three-day event celebrating the joining of the stars, Altair and Vega. Normally separated by the Milky Way, the two stars are said to meet once a year.

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