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When? What is Health and Sports Day in Japan? (TAIIKU NO HI)

  2016/08/13    National Holidays

  スポンサーリンク   This post summarizes what Health and Sports Day is. When is it? What do Japanese do on Taiku no Hi?

Meaning of Equinox. Autumnal Equinox Day (SYUUBUN NO HI) in Japan

  2016/08/12    National Holidays

スポンサーリンク   Equinox occurs in spring and autumn and it means “equal night” in Latin.   What Happens on Equinox?   Everywhere on earth would have 12 hours of day and 12 hours of night. That is, you would have …

Gift Ideas for Japanese Respect for the Aged Day (KEIROU HO HI)

  2016/08/09    National Holidays

スポンサーリンク   Japanese celebrate and honor elderly people in September. It is called Respect for the Aged Day or Keirou no Hi (敬老の日) It used to be September the 15th, but since 2003 it changed to the third Monday of …