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.
|6, 9, 15||Anniversaries of the Dropping of the Atomic Bombs and the End of World War II|
|2-7||Nebuta Festival (in Aomori)|
|Second-fourth week of the month||National High School Baseball Championship|
|11||Mountain Day (Yama no Hi)|
|12-15||Awa Odori (in Tokushima)|
|Middle of the month||Bon Holidays|
|Late in the month||Fireworks Displays|