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The Sweetest Holidays of the Year: Valentine’s Day and White Day

The sweetest day of the year is celebrated every 14th of February — Valentine’s Day. It is a time when people express their feelings to their loved ones by giving them flowers, chocolates, letters, gifts, and etc. It is a time when people go to fancy restaurants together with their family, friends, or their significant…

Unusual Holidays in Japan!

New Year, Valentines Day and Christmas are celebrated in one form or another pretty much all over the world. But what holidays and observances are special to Japan, and what do they represent? Hinamatsuri(雛祭り) – Dolls Day / Girls Day #ひな祭り#雛人形#お雛さま#ひなまつり#おひなさま #お雛様#ひな人形#初節句#雛祭り#お内裏様 #伝統工芸#お節句#桃の節句 #人形 #日本人形#お祝い#手作り#新瑞橋#名古屋#プレママ#初マタ#暮石人形#暮石人形店#くれいし#フォローミー#相互フォロー#ひな人形#新瑞橋の暮石人形#名古屋市南区 A post shared by 暮石人形 雛人形 五月人形 専門店 名古屋 (@kureishi_ningyou)…

Oshogatsu: New Year’s in Japan

The single most important holiday in Japan is undoubtedly Oshogatsu. Rich in religious tradition, Japanese New Year is a time to be thankful the current year ended safely and to invite luck and success for the next. Most Japanese families are on vacation from December 29th until January 3rd and spend that time with family,…

Do you know how many National Holidays Japan has ?

Japanese people is well known as a busy person. Everyday work and it is hard to take a break. And that is usual to work overtime. During busy days, How relaxing do they do. Spending a paid vacation and do something on Saturday and Sunday. In addition there are national holidays they spend. So this…

Japanese Tradition: How to Welcome the New Year

People eat Toshikoshi-soba which is buckwheat noodles eaten on new year’s eve. At midnight, people in Japan go to a temple to ring the bell. In Japan, there is a custom of ringing a bell as the new year comes. After doing that, they stop by the main hall of the temple to celebrate the…

3 Delicious Sweets for The Doll’s Festival on March 3rd.

On March 3rd in Japan, people celebrate the Girls’ Festival, “HINAMATSURI”. (雛祭り) At the day, people celebrate for girls’ growth such as displaying beautiful dolls in ancient costumes of Heian era with peach flowers in each house and eating cubic rice crackers(Hina-arare). There are some popular sweets for this festival. The custom of doll’s festival…