This festival of dance at Kasuga Taisha, one of the three most important Shinto shrines in Japan, includes everything from the ancient kagura...
The Hagoita-Ichi (Battledore Fair) is an annual fair held at the Sensoji Temple in Asakusa. Street stalls sell all shapes and sizes of hagoita...
On Okera Mairi, it is traditional to visit Kyoto’s Yasaka Shrine to obtain the sacred flame of okera, a medicinal herb. The lighted roots of the...
Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2013-December 2014 period.
Holidays falling on Sunday are observed the following Monday. When there is a single day between two national holidays, it is also taken as a holiday.
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