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July 7, 2012, Tokyo, Japan - Tokyo Daijingu Shrine visitors write their wishes on colorful papers (Tanzaku) and then hang them on bamboo stalks at Tanabata festival on July 7th. The annual celebration of Tanabata in Japan has been held since the Edo era. It celebrates the meeting of two lovers Orihime and Hikoboshi, according to legend that Milky Way separates these lovers, and may only meet once a year on the seventh day of the seventh month of calendar. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO)

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Japan Celebrate Tanabata Festival
July 7, 2012, Tokyo, Japan - Tokyo Daijingu Shrine visitors write their wishes on colorful papers (Tanzaku) and then hang them on bamboo stalks at Tanabata festival on July 7th. The annual celebration of Tanabata in Japan has been held since the Edo era. It celebrates the meeting of two lovers Orihime and Hikoboshi, according to legend that Milky Way separates these lovers, and may only meet once a year on the seventh day of the seventh month of calendar. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO)

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From gallery: Japan Celebrate Tanabata Festival
Photographer: Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO
Source: AFLO
Date 7 Jul 2012
Location: Tokyo JAPAN
Credit: Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO
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