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Golden Week
Golden Week (ゴールデンウィーク, Gōruden Wīku, often abbreviated "GW") is - along with o-bon in August and ō-shōgatsu (the New Year festivities) - one of...
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Japanese New Year
New Year's or ō-shōgatsu (お正月) is one of the most important and most elaborate of Japan's annual observances. There are regional differences in...
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Japanese Public Holidays and Festivals
Japan has thirteen public holidays (marked with ▲) and a lot of nation-wide as well as local festivals. Find a list of the public holidays and the...
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