Golden Week in Japan 2019

This year's “Golden Week” in Japan is exceptionally long with 10 consecutive holidays from April 29 till May 6. The regular holidays of "Golden Week" are on April 29 ("Showa Day") followed by the “Constitution Day” on May 3, the “Greenery Day” on May 4 and finally the “Children’s Day” on May 5 (that is observed on May [...]

2019-03-21T02:14:03+00:00 April 29th, 2019|

Marine day – 海の日 (umi no hi)

Marine Day, also known as Ocean Day, Sea Day or 'Umi no hi' became a nationally recognized holiday in Japan in 1996 and is celebrated on the third Monday in July. Before 1996, it was known as Marine Memorial Day but not a public holiday, which was established in 1941 to mark the anniversary of [...]

2018-05-15T02:19:41+00:00 July 16th, 2018|