Spring National Holidays in Japan

Spring National Holidays in Japan

Officially, Japan has 15 national holidays every year. Most of these holidays are celebrated during spring, when nature starts to get alive again. National or public holidays are usually free days; almost everyone stays at home with their families. In Japan, when a holiday falls on Sunday, the following Monday is also free. When one day falls between two public holidays, that day is also free. That's how Greenery Day (4 May) became a national holiday. In the following sections you can re... [ read more ]