Every year on July, Panacea celebrates the Tanabata festival. This year also, Panacea celebrated Tanabata Festival with love, hope, and dreams through colorful and emotional tradition. All the members and students of Panacea create their tanzaku with small wishes written on them and hang them on Tanabata bamboo branches with the hope that these wishes will manifest into reality. Everyone believes and wishes for a good harvest, health, prosperity and happiness with the promise to fulfill their duties in discipline.

Tanabata (七夕), also known as the “star festival”, takes place on the 7th day of the 7th month of the year. It celebrates the meeting of the deities Orihime and Hikoboshi.  According to Japanese folklore, It is believed that the Milky Way separates these lovers, and they are allowed to meet only once a year on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month of the lunisolar calendar. It is tradition of Japanese People to write Tanabata wishes (known as tanzaku) on colorful strips of paper and hang them on Tanabata trees made from bamboo branches.The Legend of Tanabata teaches us that, while it is good to seek enjoyment in life, we must not neglect our duties. 

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