Somen (white noodles) and
Summer vegetables such as cucumber
Somen noodles are likened to thread
in honor of Orihime, the goddess of weaving.
Tanabata Love Story
One of the five seasonal festivals. It takes its beginning in a Chinese tradition, occurring as the Cowherd star crosses the Milky Way by the bridge of magpies' wings spread wide, to once a year meet the Weaver star and enjoy their brief time together.