Children’s Day

10 Fun Things You Should Do During Springtime in Japan!

Spring is probably the best season of the year. It is the time when life is at its fullest in everything! The flowers are in bloom, birds are happily chirping, and lovers can be seen taking walks at the park. Spring is basically nature’s way of saying “let’s party!” Don’t miss out on the fun!…

Kodomo no Hi: Celebrating Children’s Day in Japan

Every 5th of the month of May, the Japanese celebrate Children’s Day, also known as Kodomo no Hi. This is part of the Golden Week celebration, one day which is set aside to respect the unique personalities of children as well as their happiness. It was the sudden shift to Gregorian calendar that the celebration…

Kodomo no Hi, or Flying Carps

Kodomo no Hi What is this? Well, it is “Children’s Day” in Japanese. In Japan, Children’s Day always takes place on the fifth day of the fifth month, and it was a national holiday in Japan since 1948. The Japanese government wants to respect their children’s personalities and celebrates their happiness. Talking about that day,…