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.
|April 29-May 5||"Golden Week"|
|End of April to
|2 or 3||Hachiju-Hachiya|
|3||Constitution Memorial Day|
|3-4||Dontaku Festival (in Hakata)|
|Second Sunday||Mother's Day|
|15||Aoi Festival (in Kyoto)|
|Third Weekend||Sanja Festival (in Tokyo)|
|Late in the month||Midterm Exams|
|Late in the month||School Picnics and Excursions|