What kind of holidays does Japan have? What kind of annual events do people observe?
This page describes Japan's holidays, annual events, and school activities to give you an idea of the kind of life Japanese school students lead over the course of a year.
|1||Start of the School Year|
|8||Kambutsu-e (the Buddha's Birthday Festival)|
|Early in the month||Hanami (Cherry-Blossom Viewing)|
|Second week of
|School Entrance Ceremony|
|Late in the month||Club Activities|
|April 29-May 5||"Golden Week"|