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Yokota's Tanabata Dancers Celebrate Spring at Local Festival

Yokota Air Base’s Tanabata Dancers perform a dance in a traditional Japanese Yukata outfit during the Fussa Sakura Festival in Fussa City, Japan, April 6, 2014. The dancers perform at local festivals in order to promote goodwill and cultural exchange between the U.S. and Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Raymond Geoffroy)

Yokota Air Base’s Tanabata Dancers perform a dance in a traditional Japanese Yukata outfit during the Fussa Sakura Festival in Fussa City, Japan, April 6, 2014. The dancers perform at local festivals in order to promote goodwill and cultural exchange between the U.S. and Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Raymond Geoffroy)

Arlen Paola, a Yokota Air Base spouse performs a tanabata dance in a traditional Japanese Yukata outfit during the Fussa Sakura Festival in Fussa City, Japan, April 6, 2014. Yokota’s Tanabata Dancers perform traditional Japanese dances during festivals in the local community throughout the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Raymond Geoffroy)

Arlen Paola, a Yokota Air Base spouse performs a tanabata dance in a traditional Japanese Yukata outfit during the Fussa Sakura Festival in Fussa City, Japan, April 6, 2014. Yokota’s Tanabata Dancers perform traditional Japanese dances during festivals in the local community throughout the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Raymond Geoffroy)

Kat Van Pixteren, a Yokota Air Base spouse performs a tanabata dance in a traditional Japanese Yukata outfit during the Fussa Sakura Festival in Fussa City, Japan, April 6, 2014. Yokota’s Tanabata Dancers perform at local festivals in order to promote goodwill and cultural exchange between the U.S. and Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Raymond Geoffroy)

Kat Van Pixteren, a Yokota Air Base spouse performs a tanabata dance in a traditional Japanese Yukata outfit during the Fussa Sakura Festival in Fussa City, Japan, April 6, 2014. Yokota’s Tanabata Dancers perform at local festivals in order to promote goodwill and cultural exchange between the U.S. and Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Raymond Geoffroy)

Antavis Geoffroy, a Yokota Air Base spouse performs a tanabata dance in a traditional Japanese Yukata outfit during the Fussa Sakura Festival in Fussa City, Japan, April 6, 2014. Yokota’s Tanabata Dancers perform traditional Japanese dances during festivals in the local community throughout the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Raymond Geoffroy)

Antavis Geoffroy, a Yokota Air Base spouse performs a tanabata dance in a traditional Japanese Yukata outfit during the Fussa Sakura Festival in Fussa City, Japan, April 6, 2014. Yokota’s Tanabata Dancers perform traditional Japanese dances during festivals in the local community throughout the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Raymond Geoffroy)

Jessica Vanderpol, a Yokota Air Base spouse performs a tanabata dance in a traditional Japanese Yukata outfit during the Fussa Sakura Festival in Fussa City, Japan, April 6, 2014. In Japan, communities celebrate the arrival of the spring with festivals featuring the nation’s signature cherry blossoms. Around Yokota, Airmen and their families regularly take part in such traditional spring-time celebrations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Raymond Geoffroy)

Jessica Vanderpol, a Yokota Air Base spouse performs a tanabata dance in a traditional Japanese Yukata outfit during the Fussa Sakura Festival in Fussa City, Japan, April 6, 2014. In Japan, communities celebrate the arrival of the spring with festivals featuring the nation’s signature cherry blossoms. Around Yokota, Airmen and their families regularly take part in such traditional spring-time celebrations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Raymond Geoffroy)

Yokota Air Base’s Tanabata Dancers pose for a group photo after the Fussa Sakura Festival in Fussa City, Japan, April 6, 2014. In Japan, communities celebrate the arrival of the spring with festivals featuring the nation’s signature cherry blossoms. Around Yokota, Airmen and their families regularly take part in such traditional spring-time celebrations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Raymond Geoffroy)

Yokota Air Base’s Tanabata Dancers pose for a group photo after the Fussa Sakura Festival in Fussa City, Japan, April 6, 2014. In Japan, communities celebrate the arrival of the spring with festivals featuring the nation’s signature cherry blossoms. Around Yokota, Airmen and their families regularly take part in such traditional spring-time celebrations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Raymond Geoffroy)

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Yokota Air Base's Tanabata Dancers perform a dance in a traditional Japanese Yukata outfit during the Fussa Sakura Festival in Fussa City, Japan, April 6, 2014. In Japan, communities celebrate the arrival of the spring with festivals featuring the nation's signature cherry blossoms. Around Yokota, Airmen and their families regularly take part in such traditional spring-time celebrations.