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Labor Thanksgiving Day Celebrated in Japan

Labor Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in Japan.

Labor Thanksgiving Day: November 23

Labor Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in Japan.

On November 23, Japan celebrates Labor Thanksgiving Day to express gratitude to one another for work done throughout the year. Labor Thanksgiving Day in Japan is a national holiday.

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Posted on 21 Nov 2017 in : Japan Holidays,November Holidays


Japan promotes health benefits on Fitness Day

Fitness Day in Japan is a public holiday.

Japan Fitness Day: October 8

Fitness Day is a public holiday in Japan.

The rest of the world could learn from the Japanese. Instead of throwing a party, Japan takes a day off to get fit on National Fitness Day.

History of Japan Fitness Day

Also known as Health-Sports Day or just Sports Day (Taiiku-no-hi), Japanese commemorate on this day the opening of the 1964 Summer Olympics being held in Tokyo. This Fitness Day is also a way to promote sports and the benefits of an active lifestyle, bringing to life the Latin quotation: “mens sana in corpore sano (a healthy mind in a healthy body)”.
Up until 2000, this Fitness Day was held on October 10TH, but due to overlapping another japanese holiday, it is now fixed to the second Monday of October.
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Posted on 06 Oct 2014 in : Japan Holidays,October Holidays


Japan Celebrates Constitution Memorial Day

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Japan’s Constitution Memorial Day: May 1

Constitution Memorial Day is a public holiday in Japan.

Japan commemorates the coming into effect of its new 1947 constitution. Japan’s constitution reflects Japan’s total abolition of war and military armament. Japan’s Constitution Memorial Day is one of the four public holidays in the Golden Week which also includes Emperor’s Birthday on April 28, Greenery Day on April 29, and Shōwa Day on April 30, Memorial Day on May 1, and Children’s Day on May 2.

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Posted on 01 May 2014 in : Japan Holidays,May Holidays


Culture Day Celebrated Across Japan

Culture Day in Japan is a public holiday.

Culture Day Date: November 3

Culture Day is a public holiday in Japan.

Culture Day in Japan is held on November 3, 2009. This holiday commemorates both the birth of Emperor Meiji and the day the first Japanese constitution was adopted in 1946.

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Posted on 03 Nov 2013 in : Japan Holidays,November Holidays


Fall Equinox is a holiday in Japan

Fall Equinox in Japan is a public holiday.

Fall Equinox Date: September 22

The Fall Equinox in Japan is a public holiday.

Fall Equinox happens on the 22nd of September in 2010.

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Posted on 22 Sep 2013 in : Japan Holidays,September Holidays

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