This section includes articles about Japan's numerous festivals, holidays, and other events.
Every January, cities and towns all over Japan host Hatsu Ichi festivals.
January 1, 2017
From late November until the beginning of January, you will start seeing two-layered mochi varieties in different sizes for sale in supermarkets, convenience stores and food stalls everywhere. Let’s take a look into the tradition of the “kagami mochi!”
December 29, 2016
How many fireworks go off in one hour? An AMAZING amount, that's how much!
December 24, 2016
This is a special day or the children aged three, five and seven years. They will visit nearby shrines with their parents and attend prayers conducted there.
November 10, 2016