Cultural in Sendai

Sendai Tanabata Matsuri

The Tanabata Matsuri celebrates a Chinese legend about two stars: Vega, a king’s daughter, who fell in love with Altair, a common herder. The king disapproved, so he formed the Milky Way between them. Once a year...

Cultural in Sendai

Donto-sai

At Osaki Hachiman Shrine, men brave subzero weather to don loincloths and pray for good fortune for the new year.