Jpanese Holiday


元日(ganjitsu):January 1 

New Year’s vacation.”元” means “first.” and “日” means “day”

成人の日(seijin no hi):January Second Monday of the month.

We congratulate and encourage the young man who realizes that he has become an adult and tries to survive on his own.


健康記念日(kenkoku kinenbi):Feburary 11

To honor the founding of our nation and to cultivate a love for our country.
It is said to have originated from an ancient holiday called kigensetsu(紀元節).The day Emperor Jinmu, considered the first emperor, ascended to the throne.

天皇誕生日(tennou tanjyoubi):feburary 23

Celebrating the Birthday of the 126th Emperor Tokujin


春分の日(syubun no hi):March 20 or 21

Praise for nature and respect for living creatures.


昭和の日(syouwa no hi):April 29

Reflecting on the Showa Era, a time of reconstruction after turbulent days, and thinking about the future of the country.


憲法記念日(kenpou kinenbi):May 3

Commemorating the implementation of the Constitution of Japan and the growth of the country

みどりの日(midori no hi):May 4

To cultivate a rich heart and mind in appreciation of nature and its blessing

子供の日(kodomo no hi):May 5

Respect children’s character, promote their well-being, and be grateful to their parents.


海の日(umi no hi):July Third Monday of the month

Grateful for the bounty of the sea and hope for the prosperity of Japan as a maritime nation.


山の日(yama no hi):August 11

Opportunities to become familiar with the mountains and appreciate their bounty


敬老の日(keirou no hi):September Third moday of the month.

Respecting the elderly who have served society for many years and celebrating t

秋分の日(syubun no hi)September 22 or 23

We honor our ancestors and remember those we have lost.


スポーツの日(sports day):October Second monday of tha month.

To enjoy sports, cultivate a spirit of respect for others, and hope to realize a healthy and vibrant society.


文化の日(bunka no hi):November 2

Loving freedom and peace, promoting culture

勤労感謝の日(kinrou kansya no hi):November 23

To celebrate the fruits of labor, to celebrate production, and to express mutual appreciation among the people.