Qixi Festival is a traditional festival celebrated in China, Taiwan, Singapore and other parts of Asia.

You might notice it is also referred to as Qiqiao Festival

‘Chinese Valentine’s Day’ or Double Seventh Festival.

It takes place every year

specifically on the seventh day of the seventh month in the Chinese Lunar Calendar.

Qixi falls on Thursday, August 4

Qixi dates back at least 2,000 years, and is considered a very romantic day

It celebrates the annual reunion of Niulang

Only once a year, on Qixi, could the couple reunite, by meeting on a special bridge, built by magpies, over the stars.

Once upon a time, young women would pray

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Some may also look to the sky for the star Vega 

for many the day is seen as a day of romance.