Japanese Festivals in February

Japanese Festivals in February

Japanese culture has a very large number of festivals. All these have traditional backgrounds and they are considered to be important events of the calendar. Japanese festivals usually celebrate life and death, but most of them are resounded joyfully. February, the second month of the year is symbolizing the approaching spring. Though everyone in Japan is waiting for the springtime, the February air is still cold and carries snow. February festivals are good ways for forgetting the crue... [ read more ]