Tanabata Festival -Make a Wish for JAPAN!-
Tanabata is a special day of the Japanese lunar calendar which celebrates the annual coming together of two wandering stars, (Orihime and Hikoboshi) on the 7th day of the 7th lunar month.
This is normally considered as a romantic day and a day where your wishes can come true.
Wishes written on a colourful pieces of paper are decorated to bamboo trees and they will go up in the sky to come true.
The largest of the festivals in Japan is Sendai Tanabata Festival held in Sendai, Tohoku area from 6-8 August 2011.
All messages will be delivered by Virgin Atlantic to Sendai Tanabata Festival and displayed at the Sendai Tanabata Festival!