TANABATA on 7 July is my favourite Japanese traditional festival since I was a child, with a romantic creative ritual. This is the day to let our wishes seen by the shining stats in the fresh summer sky….
Why do the Japanese bow? Bowing is the subtle but powerful gesture of sending our “Ki” the energy of our life force. In this period of no-body-contact, the Japanese way of greetings becomes handy in Europe.