Winter Holidays in Japan

Winter Holidays in Japan

Beside the well-known traditional festivals Japan also has national holidays. All these holidays are somehow related to past events and they are celebrated throughout the whole country. Most of these holidays are celebrated in Spring or Summer, but Winter has its holidays as well. Surprisingly, Japanese people do not celebrate Christmas, because only a minority of Japan's citizens is Christian. The most important winter holiday is New Year, but I did not include it here, because another a... [ read more ]