Shuki Koreisai (Japan, Shinto)

Shuki Koreisai is a day corresponding to the autumnal equinox to pay respect to past emperors and imperial family members.

Obon (Buddhist)

Obon is a fusion of the ancient Japanese belief in ancestral spirits and a Japanese Buddhist custom to honor the spirits of one’s ancestors. This Buddhist–Confucian custom has evolved into… Read More

Bunka No Hi/Culture Day (Japan)

Culture Day is a public holiday in Japan held annually on November 3 for the purpose of promoting culture, the arts, and academic endeavor. Festivities typically include art exhibitions, parades,… Read More