[98th Cruise Report]July 7th, Tanabata Festival
Today, there was a big event: the Tanabata Festival! Tanabata is a Japanese celebration of love, based on the Chinese festival Chi Shi. The festival featured different events, such as ballroom dancing and the presentation of onboard love stories. Everyone was invited to wear Yukata.
We could borrow Yukata for the event
Everyone trying on Yukata
Writhing our wishes on Tanzaku and tying them onto bamboo trees. Hoping everyone’s dream will come true
The mascot of the ship, Shiprin, holding bamboo leaves and taking pictures with everyone
We also had a tea ceremony. Everyone learned how the ceremony is performed and got to try Matcha
The presentation of onboard love stories