2017/07/01 - 2017/07/09
Tenkawa, Nara, Japan
The first WSMA to be held in Tenkawa Nara, coincides with the Tanabata festival. Tanabata is celebrated to commemorate the romantic story of two lovers represented by the stars Vega and Altair who are only allowed to meet each other once a year as long as the skies are clear. It is celebrated on the 7th day of the 7th lunar month, which is July 7th in the modern calendar.