Tanabata-The Legend of the Stars

Yumi Chinese Tale, Japanese Tale

This is a Chinese folktale, well known in Japan, about two stars that fall in love. One of the stars was a weaver. The other was a cow herder. Both of them were skillful in their profession. When the two stars fall in love and forget about their work, the god of the sky becomes angry and separates them. Will …

The Empty Pot

Yumi Chinese Tale

This is a Chinese folktale about an emperor that did not have any successor. He loved plants and decides to have the flowers decide who the next emperor is going to be. Children are called to the palace to fulfill a task. Which child be chosen the next emperor? A story about the importance of being honest.