Monthly Archives: August 2011

Tanabata!

Once a year between July and August, Japan celebrates Tanabata – a Japanese star festival. The most famous Tanabata festival is held in Sendai, Miyagi-ken in August. People generally celebrate this day by writing wishes on small pieces of paper, … Continue reading

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Special thanks to London Mothers!

Japan Alive received 100 muslin squares from London Mothers as part of the “Muslin Squares Project” .  These squares are  “to help young mothers and mothers-to-be in the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear affected areas in Japan.  Muslin Squares are large cloths … Continue reading

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And the fun continues!

Yarn Alive – growing in numbers, favor and joy.  

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