References

gEducation in Japanh (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Education_in_Japan)

gJapanese Cultural Festivalsh

·          Fixed days

²        Seijin Shiki : Coming of Age Day (second Monday of January)

²        Hinamatsuri : Doll Festival (3 March)

²        Hanami : Flower Viewing (late March to early April)

²        Tanabata : star festival (7 July)

²        Shichi-Go-San: festival day for children aged three, five and seven (15 November)

²        Omisoka : New Year's Eve (31 December)

 

·          Multiple days

²        Setsubun : division of season (beginning of each season (spring, summer, autumn, winter))

²        Ennichi : temple fair (holy days related to Kami and/or Buddha)


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