On that day, people also like to make wishes and pray for marriage.
The story of the Cowherd and the Weaver Fairy has spread through the ages in China.
相传牛郎和织女被银河相隔，只有每年农历七月初七他们才能在鹊桥相会，Legend has it that the Cowherd and the Weaver Fairy, separated by the Milky Way, were only allowed to meet on a bridge formed by magpies on the seventh day of the seventh month of the Chinese Lunar Calendar.
The Qixi Festival has therefore become a Chinese traditional festival with both romantic and poignant sentiments.
The Qixi Festival is truly a joyous festival that symbolizes love.
Presently, some traditional Qixi Festival folk customs persists in some Chinese regions,
showcasing transmissions of traditional culture and longing for a better life.
Many couples and lovers commemorate the reunion of the Cowherd and Weaver Fairy, pray for lasting love, and promise to never leave or forsake each other.