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The Old Japanese Names for the Months: Meanings and Origins

Today we use the numbers for the name of the month, but the old Japanese names have a deeper meaning, related to nature and rituals.
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Seven Lucky Gods Pilgrimage: New Year’s Tradition in Japan

Seven Lucky Gods are an eclectic group of deities from Japan, India, and China which originated from Shinto, Buddhism and Hinduism. Seven Lucky Gods Pilgrimage aka Shichifukujin Meguri in Japanese is a New Year tradition in Japan. Visit temples to collect seven stamps and it is said to bring in good fortune and blessing throughout the year.
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Japanese ‘Kamakura’ Snow Hut Festivals

Are you looking for some winter adventures in Japan other than the active snowsports like skiing and snowboarding? How ...
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How to Celebrate Halloween in Japan

Halloween in Japan is celebrated a little different than in other countries, the costumes and parties play a big part, but there is no trick or treating and many other Halloween tradition are not cared about. In Japan, Halloween is more celebrated among the adults that like to dress up and party. Many stores, will offer limited seasonal editions of their goods and colourful decorations. In this article, we will help you understand how you can enjoy Halloween in Japan!
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National Holidays And Annual Events in Japan

In Japan there are 16 unique annual holidays and each of them has its own special meaning. Here is the list of national holidays and annual events in Japan!
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